Monday October 13, 1986
US date format: 10/13/1986, UK date format: 13/10/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Eva Berberian and Gabriel Agbonlahor.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson.
In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Super Sloppy Double Dare.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Bucks Trivia or Lock-On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 13, 1986?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- 20th Country Music Association Award
- IOC announces baseball will become a medal sport in 1992
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 13, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
- Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - All Cried Out
- Billy Joel - A Matter Of Trust
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Cameo - Word Up
- Howard Hewett - I'm For Real
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- The Temptations - Lady Soul
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- New Edition - Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
- Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- Ashford & Simpson - Count Your Blessings
- Oran 'Juice' Jones - The Rain
Sport Games on October 13, 1986
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Cincinnati Bengals : 22 - 24
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 13If October 13, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 11 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 25 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?