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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 18, 1986?
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 18, 1986?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
- Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - All Cried Out
- Billy Joel - A Matter Of Trust
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Cameo - Word Up
- Howard Hewett - I'm For Real
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- The Temptations - Lady Soul
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- New Edition - Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
- Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- Ashford & Simpson - Count Your Blessings
- Oran 'Juice' Jones - The Rain
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next October 18If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.