Tuesday February 11, 1986

US date format: 2/11/1986, UK date format: 11/2/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Robin Hawkins and Kees Luyckx. In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. At Close Range, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treffpunkt Flughafen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Get Dexter or The Boggit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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Events

  • Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
  • Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
  • Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq.

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Movies

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At Close Range

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Noam Almaz, Dexter Fletcher, Nigel Terry, Sean Bean

Mala Noche

Mala Noche

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

Starring: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge, Nyla McCarthy

Ilzaam

Ilzaam

Directed by: Shibu Mitra

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Raj Kiran, Anita Raj

Hollywood Vice Squad

Hollywood Vice Squad

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Ronny Cox, Frank Gorshin, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Trish Van Devere

TV Series

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Days to next February 11

If February 11, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

Lie Down With Lions

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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

The Storyteller by Harold Robbins

The Storyteller

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Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Heavy on the Magick

Heavy on the Magick

Platform: Amstrad CPC[2] ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Gargoyle Games, Ltd.[2]

Get Dexter

Get Dexter

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: ERE Informatique/PSS

Bobby Bearing

Bobby Bearing

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge

The Boggit

The Boggit

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

Chiller

Chiller

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Light-gun games

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 11, 1986 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 11, 1986?

On February 11, 1986 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 11, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 11, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on February 11, 1986?

On February 11, 1986 several famous people were born including, Robin Hawkins, Kees Luyckx.

Which famous people died on February 11, 1986?

Famous people died on February 11, 1986 include, Frank Herbert, Frank [Patrick] Herbert.

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

The number one song in the week of February 11, 1986 was How Will I Know by Whitney Houston in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean in UK.

What were the top hits on February 11, 1986?

The top hits on February 11, 1986 were How Will I Know by Whitney Houston, When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going by Billy Ocean, Burning Heart by Survivor in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean, Chain Reaction by Diana Ross, Borderline by Madonna in UK.


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