Friday December 19, 1986

US date format: 12/19/1986, UK date format: 19/12/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 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 Ryan Babel and Dustin Fitzsimons. 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 720° or King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile
  • Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game six of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500.
  • Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Detroit Tigers and accuses owners of collusion against free agency.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev, leader of the Soviet Union, releases Andrei Sakharov and his wife from internal exile in Gorky.

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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

Sport Games on December 19, 1986

Sport Games on December 19, 1986


NFL

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - San Francisco 49ers : 14 - 24
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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 19

If December 19, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 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?

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

Last Mission

Last Mission

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

720°

720°

Platform: Arcade game, Various

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 19, 1986?

On December 19, 1986 several famous people were born including, Ryan Babel, Dustin Fitzsimons, Miguel Lopes.

Which famous people died on December 19, 1986?

Famous people died on December 19, 1986 include, V C Andrews.

What was the number one song in December 19, 1986?

The number one song in the week of December 19, 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 19, 1986?

The top hits on December 19, 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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