Saturday October 18, 1986

US date format: 10/18/1986, UK date format: 18/10/1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Renee Bargh and Wilma Elles. In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Super Sloppy Double Dare. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis no Nazo or Heartland.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

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Movies

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Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

The Wraith

The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

From Beyond

From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

The Fringe Dwellers

The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

TV Series

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Super Sloppy Double Dare

Super Sloppy Double Dare

Open Air

Open Air

Codco

Codco

The Two of Us

The Two of Us

One O'Clock News

One O'Clock News

Days to next October 18

If October 18, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak

Mayflower Madam

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With flair, humor, and style, Sydney Biddle Barrows tells the whole intriguing story of how she merged business and sex to create Cachet--the escort service of choice among rich, powerful, and prominent men.

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

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Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

The Good Mother by Sue Miller

The Good Mother

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Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

Roger'S Version by John Updike

Roger'S Version

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As Roger Lambert tells it, he, a middle-aged professor of divinity, is buttonholed in his office by Dale Kohler, an earnest young computer scientist who believes that quantifiable evidence of God’s

Star Woman by Lynn V. Andrews

Star Woman

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Join Lynn Andrews on her personal vision quest as she searches for an ancient knowledge to bridge the gap between the primal mind and white consciousness, guided by a white stallion

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

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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)

Heartland

Heartland

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 18, 1986 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 18, 1986?

On October 18, 1986 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 18, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 18, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on October 18, 1986?

On October 18, 1986 several famous people were born including, Renee Bargh, Wilma Elles.

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

The number one song in the week of October 18, 1986 was When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson in US and True Blue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on October 18, 1986?

The top hits on October 18, 1986 were When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson, Typical Male by Tina Turner, True Colors by Cyndi Lauper in US and True Blue by Madonna, Every Loser Wins by Nick Berry, Rain Or Shine by Five Star in UK.


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