Friday August 01, 1986
US date format: 8/1/1986, UK date format: 1/8/1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 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 Elijah Kelley and Elena Vesnina.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Baseball or Alex Kidd in Miracle World.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 01, 1986?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
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- Bert Blyleven becomes 10th pitcher to strike out 3,000
- Cleveland sets AL attendance record for twi-night doubleheader, 65,934
- Willem Klein: Variety artist, dies at about 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- - Rumors
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Anita Baker - Sweet Love
- Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing
- Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- ConFunkShun - Burnin' Love
- Melba Moore & Kashif - Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 01If August 01, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 3 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 01, 1986?
On August 01, 1986 several famous people were born including, Elijah Kelley, Elena Vesnina, Mike Wallace.
Which famous people died on August 01, 1986?
Famous people died on August 01, 1986 include, Willem Klein.
What was the number one song in August 01, 1986?
The number one song in the week of August 01, 1986 was Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera in US and Papa Don't Preach by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on August 01, 1986?
The top hits on August 01, 1986 were Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera, Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel, Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins in US and Papa Don't Preach by Madonna, The Edge Of Heaven by Wham!, My Favourite Waste Of Time by Owen Paul in UK.