#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Saturday 5 July 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Young and Piermario Morosini. In that special week of July people in US were listening to There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Aliens, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batman or Highlander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at July 05 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 5 July 1986 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 5 July 1986

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States

More info

Momo

Directed by: Johannes Schaaf

Starring: Radost Bokel, Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sylvester Groth

More info

Club Paradise

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis, Jimmy Cliff

More info

Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States

More info

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 5 July 1986

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

More info

La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

More info

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

More info

Novo Amor

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 5 July 1986!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 July
Facts:
  • 93rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats H Mandlikova (76 63)
  • Nancy Reagan cuts red, white and blue ribbon; reopens Statue of Liberty
  • Statue of Liberty is reopened after it is refurbished
  • First Lady Nancy Reagan cuts red, white and blue ribbon; reopens Statue of Liberty to the public following an extensive refurbishing.
  • The newly recognized sovereign tribe Mashantucket Pequot open a US$4 million bingo hall on tribal land in Connecticut, USA. Construction was funded by a loan from the United Arab-American Bank.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 05, 1986 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on July 05, 1986 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 5 July 1986

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 5 July 1986 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1986?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Garden Of Eden

By: Ernest Hemingway

A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in

More info

Lie Down With Lions

By: Ken Follett

The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

More info

A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

More info

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hopping Mappy

Hopping Mappy

Platform: Arcade, Mobile Phone (i Appli/V Appli/BREW), Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Batman

Batman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Highlander

Highlander

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, beat-em-up

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Black Belt

Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

More info

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

More info

The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

More info

The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

More info

The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

More info

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 5 July 1986 is such a special date for you!