Sunday January 05, 1986

US date format: 1/5/1986, UK date format: 5/1/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Deepika Padukone and Lulu Gainsbourg. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Arsenal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing James Bond 007: Goldfinger or The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

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Movies

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

Ginger and Fred

Ginger and Fred

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Clan of the Cave Bear

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

The Boy in Blue

The Boy in Blue

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Cynthia Dale, Christopher Plummer, David Naughton

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NFL

American Football
  • New England Patriots - Los Angeles Raiders : 27 - 20
  • New York Giants - Chicago Bears : 0 - 21
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TV Series

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Arsenal

Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

Heart of the High Country

Heart of the High Country

Inside

Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

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All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

Texas by James A. Michener

Texas

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Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

Only One Woof by James Herriot

Only One Woof

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Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

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This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Mac OS

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Chiller

Chiller

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, American Game Cartridges (NES - US), HES (NES - Australia)

Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 05, 1986 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1986?

On January 05, 1986 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1986?

On January 05, 1986 several famous people were born including, Deepika Padukone, Lulu Gainsbourg, Teppei Koike.

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

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1986 was Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie in US and West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1986?

The top hits on January 05, 1986 were Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie, Party All The Time by Eddie Murphy, Alive & Kicking by Simple Minds in US and West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys, The Final Countdown by Europe, Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston in UK.


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