Sunday February 16, 1986

US date format: 2/16/1986, UK date format: 16/2/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 16, 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 Diego Godín and Zoi Dimoschaki. In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. At Close Range, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treffpunkt Flughafen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Warrior or Double Dribble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad
  • Hein Vergeer becomes world champion skater.
  • Karlstad skates world record 10 km (14:12.14).
  • The Soviet liner MS Mikhail Lermontov runs aground in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

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Movies

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

Parting Glances

Parting Glances

Directed by: Bill Sherwood

Starring: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Amrita Singh, Om Prakash, Amjad Khan

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

Ginger and Fred

Ginger and Fred

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

TV Series

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

Lie Down With Lions

By:

The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

The Storyteller by Harold Robbins

The Storyteller

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Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

10th Frame

10th Frame

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Astro Warrior

Astro Warrior

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Brataccas

Brataccas

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Mac OS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: EU Psygnosis; NA Mindscape

Double Dribble

Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1986?

On February 16, 1986 several famous people were born including, Diego Godín, Zoi Dimoschaki, Josje Huisman.

Which famous people died on February 16, 1986?

Famous people died on February 16, 1986 include, Howard Da Silva of Cleveland.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1986?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1986 was How Will I Know by Whitney Houston in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1986?

The top hits on February 16, 1986 were How Will I Know by Whitney Houston, When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going by Billy Ocean, Burning Heart by Survivor in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean, Chain Reaction by Diana Ross, Borderline by Madonna in UK.