Wednesday May 14, 1986

US date format: 5/14/1986, UK date format: 14/5/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 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 Clay Matthews III and Clay Matthews. In that special week of May people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Working Girls, directed by Lizzie Borden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania or King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
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Events

  • Institute for War documents publishes Anne Frank's complete diary.
  • Reggie Jackson hits his 537th homerun passing Mickey Mantle into 6th place on the Major League Baseball all-time homerun list.

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Movies

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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Down by Law

Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States of America

The Mission

The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States of America

Rad

Rad

Directed by: Hal Needham

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

At Close Range

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

TV Series

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A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Silver Fang

Silver Fang

Country: Japan

Days to next May 14

If May 14, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Book Of Abraham by Marek Halter

The Book Of Abraham

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General; Historical fiction; History; Jews;

Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta

Greed And Glory On Wall Street

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On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

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THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman

The Triumph Of Politics

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As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

Joanna'S Husband And David'S Wife by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Joanna'S Husband And David'S Wife

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A woman who decides to tell the truth about herself and her marriage may be making the biggest mistake of her life. Joanna Scott kept a daily journal. It began when she first met David and fell crazily in love …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Castlevania

Castlevania

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, NES/Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Nintendo VS. System, Commodore 64, Amiga, DOS, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, AT&T Wireless mMode Network

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Jack the Nipper

Jack the Nipper

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX

Genre: Puzzle, Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Gauntlet II

Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 14, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 14, 1986?

On May 14, 1986 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 14, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 14, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on May 14, 1986?

On May 14, 1986 several famous people were born including, Clay Matthews III, Alyosha , Clay Matthews.

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

The number one song in the week of May 14, 1986 was Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston in US and The Chicken Song by Spitting Image in UK.

What were the top hits on May 14, 1986?

The top hits on May 14, 1986 were Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston, West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys, Why Can't This Be Love by Van Halen in US and The Chicken Song by Spitting Image, On My Own by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald, Rock Me Amadeus by Falco in UK.


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