Monday June 16, 1986

US date format: 6/16/1986, UK date format: 16/6/1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Fernando Muslera and Urby Emanuelson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk or Defender of the Crown.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement

Events

  • 1 day general strike in South Africa

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Movies

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Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States of America

The Great Mouse Detective

The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Country: United States of America

Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States of America

Running Scared

Running Scared

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel

American Anthem

American Anthem

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Mitchell Gaylord, Tiny Wells, Janet Jones, Michael Pataki

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

What If It's Raining

What If It's Raining

Machine Robo: Cronos no dai Gyakushû

Machine Robo: Cronos no dai Gyakushû

Video Hits

Video Hits

La corrida

La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

Days to next June 16

If June 16, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

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'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz

I'Ll Take Manhattan

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Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman

Bess W. Truman

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Drawing on her personal reminiscences and her parents' voluminous correspondence, the author offers an intimate portrait of her reticent mother

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

Lie Down With Lions

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Platform: Family Computer Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Into Oblivion (video game)

Into Oblivion (video game)

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: platform game / maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Defender of the Crown

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

Fantasy Zone

Fantasy Zone

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mark III/Master System, Sega Saturn, X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Cute 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP GRC; JP SunSoft; JP/NA NEC; BRA Tec Toy


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