Wednesday June 18, 1986

US date format: 6/18/1986, UK date format: 18/6/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Richard Gasquet and Richard Madden. 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 Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest or Empire City: 1931.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.

Events

  • 52 die in plane / helicopter collision over Grand Canyon
  • De Havilland Twin Otter and Bell 206 helicopter collide, kills 25
  • Heike Friedrich swims female world record 200m freestyle (1:57.55)
  • Papua New Guinea score 9-455 in 60 overs vs. Gibraltar, ICC Trophy
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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 18

If June 18, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 17 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?

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Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Batman

Batman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean 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)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 18, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 18, 1986?

On June 18, 1986 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 18, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 18, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on June 18, 1986?

On June 18, 1986 several famous people were born including, Richard Gasquet, Richard Madden, Crystal Renn.

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

The number one song in the week of June 18, 1986 was On My Own by Patti LaBelle in US and Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics in UK.

What were the top hits on June 18, 1986?

The top hits on June 18, 1986 were On My Own by Patti LaBelle, There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean, Crush On You by The Jets in US and Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics, The Edge Of Heaven by Wham!, I Can't Wait by Nu Shooz in UK.


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