Sunday June 08, 1986

US date format: 6/8/1986, UK date format: 8/6/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 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 Kaleta and Keegan Bradley. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Live To Tell by Madonna. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. The Decline of the American Empire, directed by Denys Arcand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Articfox or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • Big Deal closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2
  • 56th French Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mikael Pernfors (63 62 64)
  • Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected President of Austria
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Movies

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The Decline of the American Empire

The Decline of the American Empire

Directed by: Denys Arcand

Starring: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

Legal Eagles

Legal Eagles

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Starring: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

Back to School

Back to School

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Country: United States of America

Belizaire the Cajun

Belizaire the Cajun

Directed by: Glen Pitre

Starring: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie

TV Series

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A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Canned Film Festival

The Canned Film Festival

Randi & Ronnys restaurant

Randi & Ronnys restaurant

Me & Mrs. C.

Me & Mrs. C.

A Musical Encounter

A Musical Encounter

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 3 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

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

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.

Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman

Bess W. Truman

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Drawing on her personal reminiscences and her parents' voluminous correspondence, the author offers an intimate portrait of her reticent mother

Nobody Lives Forever by John Gardner

Nobody Lives Forever

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En Route to retrieve his faithful housekeeper, May, from a European health clinic where she is recovering from an illness, Bond is warned by the British Secret Service that Tamil Rahani,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Articfox

Articfox

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, Apple IIe

Genre: Action, vehicle simulation, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Lords of Conquest

Lords of Conquest

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Don Daglow

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Platform: Famicom, Fujitsu FM-7, Microsoft Windows, NEC PC-88, NEC PC-98, MSX, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-CD, MS-DOS, Nintendo DS, iOS,

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Riverhillsoft (PC-98)[1] Micro Cabin (MSX)[2] Brøderbund (DOS)[1] Hudson Soft (TG-CD)[1] FonFun (DS)[1] SETA Corporation (FC)

Jewels of Darkness

Jewels of Darkness

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Platform: MSX PC-9801 X68000 Super Famicom Satellaview Game Boy Color Mobile phones Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 08, 1986?

On June 08, 1986 several famous people were born including, Patrick Kaleta, Keegan Bradley.

What was the number one song in June 08, 1986?

The number one song in the week of June 08, 1986 was Live To Tell by Madonna in US and Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics in UK.

What were the top hits on June 08, 1986?

The top hits on June 08, 1986 were Live To Tell by Madonna, On My Own by Patti LaBelle, Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston in US and Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics, The Edge Of Heaven by Wham!, I Can't Wait by Nu Shooz in UK.


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