Saturday December 13, 1986
US date format: 12/13/1986, UK date format: 13/12/1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 Kristen Dalton (Miss USA) and Anke Borowikow.
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 His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kirel or Genpei Tōma Den.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 1986?
- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 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
Sport Games on December 13, 1986
- Pittsburgh Steelers - New York Jets : 45 - 24
- Washington Redskins - Denver Broncos : 30 - 31
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 13If December 13, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 16 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 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 13, 1986?
On December 13, 1986 several famous people were born including, Kristen Dalton (Miss USA), Anke Borowikow, Dennis Bermudez
Which famous people died on December 13, 1986?
Famous people died on December 13, 1986 include, Ella Baker, Heather Angel, Smita Patil
What was the number one song in December 13, 1986?
The number one song in the week of December 13, 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 13, 1986?
The top hits on December 13, 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