Tuesday November 11, 1986, Veteran's Day

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Mark Sanchez and François Trinh-Duc. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, directed by Leonard Nimoy, 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 Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Meltdown or Annals of Rome.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • Suriname government proclaims gold purification

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Movies

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Mauvais Sang

Mauvais Sang

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

Above the Law

Above the Law

Directed by: Corey Yuen

Starring: Biao Yuen, Cynthia Rothrock, Melvin Wong, Roy Chiao

The Mosquito Coast

The Mosquito Coast

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele

Country: United States of America

The Big Easy

The Big Easy

Directed by: Jim McBride

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty, John Goodman

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TV Series

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Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Schlupp vom grünen Stern

Schlupp vom grünen Stern

Day to Day

Day to Day

Przylbice i kaptury

Przylbice i kaptury

Living Dangerously

Living Dangerously

Days to next November 11

If November 11, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 10 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 12 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

Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

Necessary Losses

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From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

Perfume by Patrick Suskind

Perfume

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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.

It by Stephen King

It

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Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil …

Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen

Through A Glass Darkly

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"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel. Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mantronix

Mantronix

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Probe Software

Drag Race Eliminator

Drag Race Eliminator

Platform: Commodore 64 IBM PC

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Family Software - Drag Racing Computers and Software

Meltdown

Meltdown

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Alligata Software

Annals of Rome

Annals of Rome

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: PSS

Breakthru

Breakthru

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

Genre: Vehicular combat

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is November 11, 1986?

On November 11, 1986 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 11, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 11, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on November 11, 1986?

On November 11, 1986 several famous people were born including, Mark Sanchez, François Trinh-Duc, Victor Cruz (American football).

Which famous people died on November 11, 1986?

Famous people died on November 11, 1986 include, Roger C Carmel.

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

The number one song in the week of November 11, 1986 was Amanda by Boston in US and Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin in UK.

What were the top hits on November 11, 1986?

The top hits on November 11, 1986 were Amanda by Boston, Human by The Human League, True Blue by Madonna in US and Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin, You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde, The Final Countdown by Europe in UK.


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