Friday December 05, 1986

US date format: 12/5/1986, UK date format: 5/12/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 5, 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 Patrick Murphy and LeGarrette Blount. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Mirror Of Her Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Infiltrator.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Movies

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Platoon

Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

Country: United States of America

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs

Country: United States of America

Dogs in Space

Dogs in Space

Directed by: Richard Lowenstein

Starring: Michael Hutchence, Saskia Post, Nique Needles, Deanna Bond

Flodder

Flodder

Directed by: Dick Maas

Starring: Nelly Frijda, Huub Stapel, René van 't Hof, Tatjana Simic

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva

TV Series

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Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha

Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha

Starring: Ivan Laskin, Iliya Lingurski, Georgi Markov, Irena Minkova

Country: Bulgaria

Days to next December 05

If December 05, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mirror Of Her Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson

The Mirror Of Her Dreams

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With The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Stephen R. Donaldson changed the face of fantasy fiction forever. In The Mirror of Her Dreams, the astonishing first novel in the two-volume Mordant’s Need

Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov

Foundation And Earth

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The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

Perfume by Patrick Suskind

Perfume

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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

His Way by Kitty Kelley

His Way

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

Athena

Athena

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation Network

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

The Golden Path

The Golden Path

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Telecomsoft

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 05, 1986?

On December 05, 1986 several famous people were born including, Patrick Murphy, LeGarrette Blount, James Hinchcliffe.

Which famous people died on December 05, 1986?

Famous people died on December 05, 1986 include, Carmol Taylor, Sir Edward Youde.

What was the number one song in December 05, 1986?

The number one song in the week of December 05, 1986 was The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera in US and The Final Countdown by Europe in UK.

What were the top hits on December 05, 1986?

The top hits on December 05, 1986 were The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera, You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi, Hip To Be Square by Huey Lewis and the News in US and The Final Countdown by Europe, Sometimes by Erasure, Caravan Of Love by The Housemartins in UK.


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