Thursday December 18, 1986

US date format: 12/18/1986, UK date format: 18/12/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 François Hamelin and Francois Hamelin. 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 The Legend of Zelda or Infiltrator.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Events

  • Mr Gates, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • Robert Gates serves as acting director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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  • : Actor (1 Million BC, Robinson Crusoe of...

Movies

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Witchboard

Witchboard

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

Wisdom

Wisdom

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

Star Slammer

Star Slammer

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

The Morning After

The Morning After

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

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TV Series

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The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Days to next December 18

If December 18, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Golden Cup by Belva Plain

The Golden Cup

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In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

A Taste For Death by P. D. James

A Taste For Death

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When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next …

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

Wanderlust by Danielle Steel

Wanderlust

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Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Atlantis no Nazo

Atlantis no Nazo

Platform: Famicom PlayStation Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

Mighty Bomb Jack

Mighty Bomb Jack

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64,[1] Famicom/NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tecmo

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 18, 1986 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 18, 1986?

On December 18, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 18, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 18, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on December 18, 1986?

On December 18, 1986 several famous people were born including, Francois Hamelin, François Hamelin, Usman Khawaja

Which famous people died on December 18, 1986?

Famous people died on December 18, 1986 include, Mamo Clark

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

The number one song in the week of December 18, 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 18, 1986?

The top hits on December 18, 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


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