Friday December 12, 1986
US date format: 12/12/1986, UK date format: 12/12/1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Katrina Patchett and Mitsuhiro Hidaka.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Druid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 12, 1986?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Russian Tupolev-134 crashes in East Berlin, 70 killed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 12, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Isaac Hayes - Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 12If December 12, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 11 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 12, 1986?
On December 12, 1986 several famous people were born including, Katrina Patchett, Thomas Wansey, Mitsuhiro Hidaka.
What was the number one song in December 12, 1986?
The number one song in the week of December 12, 1986 was The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby in US and The Final Countdown by Europe in UK.
What were the top hits on December 12, 1986?
The top hits on December 12, 1986 were The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby, Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles, Hip To Be Square by Huey Lewis and the News in US and The Final Countdown by Europe, Caravan Of Love by The Housemartins, Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK.