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Wednesday October 29, 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 29, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Myriam Soumaré and Italia Ricci. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monte Carlo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikari Warriors or Hollywood Hijinx.
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What the sky looked like on 29 October 1986

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Movies

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

Hoosiers

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Country: United States

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Jocks

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Roundtree

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Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Evelyn Purcell

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States

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The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

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TV Series

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

Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Guldregn

Room at the Bottom

Pamela Armstrong

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kirk Muller scores New Jersey Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6
  • Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs
  • West Indies all out for 53 vs. Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)
  • British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opens the last stretch of the M25 motorway.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 29, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Perfume

By: Patrick Suskind

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

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His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hollywood Hijinx

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Ikari Warriors

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX2, Apple II, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, PC booter

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Tradewest: Leland Cook and Byron Cook

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Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Cyberun

Cyberun

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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