Friday April 18, 1986

US date format: 4/18/1986, UK date format: 18/4/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 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 Eleanor James and Billy Butler (baseball). 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 Fast Tracks: The Computer Slot Car Construction Kit or Defender of the Crown.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Werner (d. 1287)
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
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Events

  • Titan rocket explodes seconds after liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
  • Robert M Gates becomes deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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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 18

If April 18, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

Fast Tracks: The Computer Slot Car Construction Kit

Fast Tracks: The Computer Slot Car Construction Kit

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Mantronix

Mantronix

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Probe Software

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

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

Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 18, 1986?

On April 18, 1986 several famous people were born including, Eleanor James, Billy Butler (baseball), Billy Butler.

Which famous people died on April 18, 1986?

Famous people died on April 18, 1986 include, Marcel Dassault [Bloch].

What was the number one song in April 18, 1986?

The number one song in the week of April 18, 1986 was Kiss by Prince in US and A Different Corner by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on April 18, 1986?

The top hits on April 18, 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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