Sunday August 10, 1986

US date format: 8/10/1986, UK date format: 10/8/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Ryan Torain and Andrea Hlaváčková. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire City: 1931 or Midnight Magic.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • Me & My Girl opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 1420 performances
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Billy Martin Day, his uniform number 1 retired
  • Marquis Theater opens at 1535 Broadway, New York City
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Movies

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Extremities

Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

The Whoopee Boys

The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

The Fly

The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Country: United States of America

Manhunter

Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States of America

Half Moon Street

Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Macken

Macken

Five Alive

Five Alive

Celebrity Double Talk

Celebrity Double Talk

Gallito Ramírez

Gallito Ramírez

Days to next August 10

If August 10, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

A Perfect Spy

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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.

Wanderlust by Danielle Steel

Wanderlust

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Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

The Underground Empire by James Mills

The Underground Empire

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The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

Q Clearance by Peter Benchley

Q Clearance

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No missing pages, Water Damage, or stains. Spine shows creasing. This is a readable copy.

The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders

The Eighth Commandment

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When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

Midnight Magic

Midnight Magic

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari

Championship Baseball

Championship Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Activision

Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Taito

Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 10, 1986?

On August 10, 1986 several famous people were born including, Ryan Torain, Andrea Hlaváčková.

Which famous people died on August 10, 1986?

Famous people died on August 10, 1986 include, Alan Rouse.

What was the number one song in August 10, 1986?

The number one song in the week of August 10, 1986 was Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera in US and The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh in UK.

What were the top hits on August 10, 1986?

The top hits on August 10, 1986 were Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera, Papa Don't Preach by Madonna, Mad About You by Belinda Carlisle in US and The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh, I Want To Wake Up With You by Boris Gardiner, Papa Don't Preach by Madonna in UK.


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