Sunday August 31, 1986

US date format: 8/31/1986, UK date format: 31/8/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rajiv Ouseph and Ryan Kelley. 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 When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Cauldron or Laser Hawk.
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Movies

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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 of America

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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 of America

Pee-wee's Playhouse

It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Russian cargo ship crashes into cruise ship Admiral Nakhimov; 398 die
  • AeromTxico Flight 498, a Douglas DC-9, collides with a Piper PA-28 over Cerritos, California, killing 67 on both aircraft and 15 on the ground.
  • The Soviet passenger liner Admiral Nakhimov sinks in the Black Sea after colliding with the bulk carrier Pyotr Vasev, killing 423.
  • The cargo ship Khian Sea departs from the docks of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, carrying 14,000 tons of toxic waste.

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Books

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When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

By: Harold S. Kushner

'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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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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In Search Of The Trojan War

By: Michael Wood

Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hopping Mappy

Hopping Mappy

Platform: Arcade, Mobile Phone (i Appli/V Appli/BREW), Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Championship Baseball

Championship Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Activision

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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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 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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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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