Sunday February 02, 1986

US date format: 2/2/1986, UK date format: 2/2/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Gemma Arterton and Judy Travis. In that special week of February people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Jacks Uchi Mata or Alley Master.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Events

  • Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 28-24.
  • Oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica.
  • Ayako Okamoto win LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
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Movies

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Nine 1/2 Weeks

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Country: United States of America

Wildcats

Wildcats

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

The Delta Force

The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop

Country: United States of America

Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

Highlander

Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground

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Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

Secrets by Danielle Steel

Secrets

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Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

Cyclops by Clive Cussler

Cyclops

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Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk Pitt can prevent an international incident that threatens to start a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Martech

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT

Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 MSX Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Alley Master

Alley Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 02, 1986?

On February 02, 1986 several famous people were born including, Gemma Arterton, Judy Travis, Miwa Asao

Which famous people died on February 02, 1986?

Famous people died on February 02, 1986 include, Gino Hernandez

What was the number one song in February 02, 1986?

The number one song in the week of February 02, 1986 was That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends in US and West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys in UK

What were the top hits on February 02, 1986?

The top hits on February 02, 1986 were That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends, Burning Heart by Survivor, I'm Your Man by Wham! in US and West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys, The Sun Always Shines On TV by A-ha, Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK


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