Thursday August 14, 1986

US date format: 8/14/1986, UK date format: 14/8/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 14, 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 Terin Humphrey and Casey LaBow. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future or Deactivators.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1986, at August 14 across the years or at August 1986 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
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Events

  • Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto arrested
  • Phillies and Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days

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Movies

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Aliens

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Country: United States of America

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

The Fly

The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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Starring: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Equinox

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gallito Ramírez

Gallito Ramírez

T-Bag Strikes Again

T-Bag Strikes Again

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard

An Alien Affair

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What on Earth are the Voltarians up to now? Fast cars and fast women. Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller is putting the pedal to the metal in a race against time-the

The Underground Empire by James Mills

The Underground Empire

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The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Act Of Will

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Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia

Bus 9 To Paradise

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Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Microids

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Deactivators

Deactivators

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 14, 1986?

On August 14, 1986 several famous people were born including, Terin Humphrey, Casey LaBow, Cameron Jerome.

What was the number one song in August 14, 1986?

The number one song in the week of August 14, 1986 was Papa Don't Preach by Madonna in US and The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh in UK.

What were the top hits on August 14, 1986?

The top hits on August 14, 1986 were Papa Don't Preach by Madonna, Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera, Mad About You by Belinda Carlisle in US and The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh, I Want To Wake Up With You by Boris Gardiner, Papa Don't Preach by Madonna in UK.


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