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Wednesday 29 January 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 29, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Drew Tyler and Devin Kelley. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Into Oblivion (video game) or Fantasy Zone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 29 January 1986

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Country: United States

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Wildcats

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

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The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop

Country: United States

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Lady Jane

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 January 1986 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leif Erickson: California, United States -- Actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront).
Facts:
  • 193.8 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 29, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1986?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

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Comet

By: Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

WHAT ARE THESE GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.Comet

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyberun

Cyberun

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Last Mission

Last Mission

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Fantasy Zone

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mark III/Master System, Sega Saturn, X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Cute 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP GRC; JP SunSoft; JP/NA NEC; BRA Tec Toy

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iD

iD

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: CRL

Into Oblivion (video game)

Into Oblivion (video game)

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: platform game / maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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