Wednesday March 12, 1986

US date format: 3/12/1986, UK date format: 12/3/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Danny Jones (musician) and Danny Jones. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sara by Starship. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Lucas, directed by David Seltzer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Adrift by Steven Callahan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alter Ego or Alex Kidd in Miracle World.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • 210.25 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • Susan Butcher wins 1,158 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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Movies

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Lucas

Lucas

Directed by: David Seltzer

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Courtney Thorne-Smith

The Money Pit

The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States of America

The Zero Boys

The Zero Boys

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

Starring: Daniel Hirsch, Kelli Maroney, Nicole Rio, Tom Shell

Rad

Rad

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Bart Conner, Lori Loughlin, Bill Allen, Talia Shire

Just Between Friends

Just Between Friends

Directed by: Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson, Christine Lahti, Julie Payne

TV Series

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Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Days to next March 12

If March 12, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 6 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Adrift by Steven Callahan

Adrift

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Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

No Laughing Matter by Joseph Heller and Speed Vogel

No Laughing Matter

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MEMOIR It all began one typical day in the life of Joe Heller. He was jogging four miles at a clip these days, working on his novel God Knows, coping

The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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

Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi

Wiseguy

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Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

The Detective

The Detective

Platform: Commodore 64[1] Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Argus Press Software

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter Action

Publisher: Sega

Alter Ego

Alter Ego

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Platform: Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 12, 1986?

On March 12, 1986 several famous people were born including, Danny Jones (musician), Shares Oracle, Danny Jones.

What was the number one song in March 12, 1986?

The number one song in the week of March 12, 1986 was Sara by Starship in US and Chain Reaction by Diana Ross in UK.

What were the top hits on March 12, 1986?

The top hits on March 12, 1986 were Sara by Starship, These Dreams by Heart, Kyrie by Mr. Mister in US and Chain Reaction by Diana Ross, Manic Monday by The Bangles, When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean in UK.


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