Monday August 11, 1986

US date format: 8/11/1986, UK date format: 11/8/1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 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 Jamie Isaac Conde and Pablo Sandoval. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Future Knight or Fat Worm Blows a Sparky.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
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Events

  • 68th PGA Championship: Bob Tway shoots a 276 at Inverness Club Toledo

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Movies

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Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

River's Edge

River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

T-Bag Strikes Again

T-Bag Strikes Again

Roda de Fogo

Roda de Fogo

Macken

Macken

Five Alive

Five Alive

Days to next August 11

If August 11, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard

An Alien Affair

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What on Earth are the Voltarians up to now? Fast cars and fast women. Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller is putting the pedal to the metal in a race against time-the

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

Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Act Of Will

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Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia

Bus 9 To Paradise

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Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Durell Software

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

Breakthru

Breakthru

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

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East, U.S. Gold Ltd.

Double Dribble

Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 11, 1986?

On August 11, 1986 several famous people were born including, Jamie Isaac Conde, Pablo Sandoval, Mokhtar Benmoussa.

What was the number one song in August 11, 1986?

The number one song in the week of August 11, 1986 was Papa Don't Preach by Madonna in US and The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh in UK.

What were the top hits on August 11, 1986?

The top hits on August 11, 1986 were Papa Don't Preach by Madonna, Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera, 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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