Wednesday December 17, 1986
US date format: 12/17/1986, UK date format: 17/12/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 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 Alla Kostromicheva and Vanessa Zima.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Witchboard, directed by Kevin Tenney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Golden Cup by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Little Vampire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Athena or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 17, 1986?
- US Congress forms "Irangate" committee.
- Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the first heart, lung, and liver transplant (Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England).
- Ron Kass: Record co President (MGM), dies at 52 of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 17, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 17If December 17, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 17 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 17, 1986?
On December 17, 1986 several famous people were born including, Alla Kostromicheva, Vanessa Zima, Emma Bell.
Which famous people died on December 17, 1986?
Famous people died on December 17, 1986 include, Ron Kass.
What was the number one song in December 17, 1986?
The number one song in the week of December 17, 1986 was Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles in US and The Final Countdown by Europe in UK.
What were the top hits on December 17, 1986?
The top hits on December 17, 1986 were Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles, The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby, Everybody Have Fun Tonight by Wang Chung in US and The Final Countdown by Europe, Caravan Of Love by The Housemartins, Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK.