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Saturday 30 August 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 30, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Ross and Theo Hutchcraft. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Children of a Lesser God, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman or Midnight Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 30 August 1986

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Movies

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

Children of a Lesser God

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

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Seize the Day

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

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Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Pee-wee's Playhouse

It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Gelindo Bordin wins Stuttgart marathon (2:10:54)
  • Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 30, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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The Garden Of Eden

By: Ernest Hemingway

A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in

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The Eighth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

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

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Slaves Of New York

By: Tama Janowitz

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Detective

The Detective

Platform: Commodore 64[1] Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Argus Press Software

Batman

Batman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Midnight Magic

Midnight Magic

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari

Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

Gemstone Healer

Gemstone Healer

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure Game

Publisher: SSI

Home videos

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

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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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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