Sunday June 29, 1986

US date format: 6/29/1986, UK date format: 29/6/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 29, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Guillaume Raineau and Serena Deeb. In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Club Paradise, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers or Army Moves.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.

Events

  • Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver.
  • Sparky Anderson is first to win 600 games as manager in both American baseball leagues.
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Movies

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Club Paradise

Club Paradise

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis, Jimmy Cliff

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States of America

The Great Mouse Detective

The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Country: United States of America

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States of America

Running Scared

Running Scared

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

Screenplay

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Days to next June 29

If June 29, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Enter Talking by Joan Rivers with Richard Meryman

Enter Talking

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autographed with personalized inscription with plastic over hardback dust cover

Taming A Sea-Horse by Robert B. Parker

Taming A Sea-Horse

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Spenser's interest in teenage prostitute April Kyle leads him to Robert Rambeaux, ersatz Juilliard student and April's pimp, and to Ginger Bucky, another of Rambeaux's hookers, who suddenly turns up dead.

The Good Mother by Sue Miller

The Good Mother

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Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz

I'Ll Take Manhattan

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Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Eighth Commandment

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When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Argus

Argus

Platform: Arcade Game, Nintendo Famicom

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: NMK

Army Moves

Army Moves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software


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