Thursday May 01, 1986
US date format: 5/1/1986, UK date format: 1/5/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Mamadou Samassa and Christian Benítez.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Nerilka'S Story by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others. or Hottāman no Chitei Tanken.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 01, 1986?
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- Bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph.
- Will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole.
- Hugo Peretti: American songwriter and record producer...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 01, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Prince - Kiss
- Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
- The Rolling Stones - Harlem Shuffle
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- The Outfield - Your Love
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Bangles - Manic Monday
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own
- The Jets - Crush On You
- The S.O.S. Band - The Finest
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- Freddie Jackson - Love Is Just A Touch Away
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 01If May 01, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 4 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 1 day.
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 May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 01, 1986?
On May 01, 1986 several famous people were born including, Mamadou Samassa, Christian Benítez, Mona Walravens.
Which famous people died on May 01, 1986?
Famous people died on May 01, 1986 include, Hugo Peretti.
What was the number one song in May 01, 1986?
The number one song in the week of May 01, 1986 was Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer in US and A Different Corner by George Michael in UK.
What were the top hits on May 01, 1986?
The top hits on May 01, 1986 were Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer, West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys, Kiss by Prince in US and A Different Corner by George Michael, Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Young Ones, Rock Me Amadeus by Falco in UK.