Tuesday April 15, 1986

US date format: 4/15/1986, UK date format: 15/4/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 Sylvain Marveaux and Tom Heaton. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kid Icarus or Championship Sprint.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • US air raids Libya, responding to La Belle disco, Berlin bombing
  • US aircraft attacks five terrorist locations in Libya; 15 deaths.
  • The United States launches Operation El Dorado Canyon, its bombing raids against Libyan targets in response to a bombing in West Germany that killed two U.S. servicemen.
  • John McCarthy is kidnapped in Beirut (released in August 1991) ndash 3 others are found dead Revolutionary Cells (RZ) claims responsibility in retaliation for the U.S. bombing of Libya.
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Movies

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Blue City

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

Last Resort

Last Resort

Directed by: Zane Buzby

Starring: Charles Grodin, Robin Pearson Rose, John Ashton, Ellen Blake

Dream Lovers

Dream Lovers

Directed by: Tony Au

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Brigitte Lin, Cher Yeung, Man-Lei Wong

Crocodile Dundee

Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Country: United States of America

Sweet Liberty

Sweet Liberty

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

TV Series

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Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

King of the Ghetto

King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Documentos TV

Documentos TV

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 5 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 18 days.
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Books

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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.

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

Seasons Of The Heart by Cynthia Freeman

Seasons Of The Heart

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Some spine creasing and wear. Front and back cover pages have corner creasing and all edges have smugging . Front inside page have initials, no other marks and intact.

The Great Getty by Robert Lenzner

The Great Getty

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from former Secretary of the Treasury William E. Simon: "A riveting account of an enigmatic life and its turbulent aftermath. Lenzner leaves us spellbound by this man of many contradictions.

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams

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Barry Lopez's National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Championship Sprint

Championship Sprint

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Sony Computer Entertainment

Breakthru

Breakthru

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, NES, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East, U.S. Gold Ltd.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 15, 1986?

On April 15, 1986 several famous people were born including, Sylvain Marveaux, Ester Dean, Tom Heaton.

Which famous people died on April 15, 1986?

Famous people died on April 15, 1986 include, Jean Genet, Sergei Nikolayevich Anokhin, Tim McIntire.

What was the number one song in April 15, 1986?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1986 was Kiss by Prince in US and A Different Corner by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 1986?

The top hits on April 15, 1986 were Kiss by Prince, Manic Monday by Bangles, Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer in US and A Different Corner by George Michael, Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Young Ones, Rock Me Amadeus by Falco in UK.


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