Wednesday February 19, 1986

US date format: 2/19/1986, UK date format: 19/2/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Jayde Nicole and Maria Mena. In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Cage, directed by Paul Nicholas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Fringes Of Power by John Colville was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treffpunkt Flughafen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Trouble in Little China or Batman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
  • Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
  • Chaoflux (Discordianism)

Events

  • USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit
  • Jordanian King Hussein severs ties with Palestinian Liberation Organization.
  • The Soviet Union launches its Mir spacecraft. Remaining in orbit for 15 years, it is occupied for 10 of those years.
  • Akkaraipattu massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 80 Tamil farm workers the eastern province of Sri Lanka.

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Movies

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The Naked Cage

The Naked Cage

Directed by: Paul Nicholas

Starring: Shari Shattuck, Angel Tompkins, Lucinda Crosby, Stacey Shaffer

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Directed by: Dale Schott

Starring: Maxine Miller, Pam Hyatt, Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins

Girls School Screamers

Girls School Screamers

Directed by: John P. Finnegan

Starring: Mollie O'Mara, Sharon Christopher, Mari Butler, Beth O'Malley

At Close Range

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Noam Almaz, Dexter Fletcher, Nigel Terry, Sean Bean

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TV Series

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

Days to next February 19

If February 19, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Fringes Of Power by John Colville

The Fringes Of Power

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A bestseller in the hardcover edition, "this witty, graceful, irreverent and compulsively readable diary by Winston Churchill's wartime private secretary throws fascinating new light on the great British leader and on

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

The Seventh Secret by Irving Wallace

The Seventh Secret

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Every week a tall, attractive, older woman named Evelyn Hoffmann make her regular visit to the bustling downtown district of West Berlin....Irving

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

The City Of Joy by Dominique Lapierre

The City Of Joy

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Living in the seeming hell of one of the poorest and most crowded quarters of Calcutta are the saints of today: saints such as Mother Teresa, saints such as Stephen Kovalski,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Batman

Batman

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

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Action Fighter

Action Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter, racing

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 19, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 19, 1986?

On February 19, 1986 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 19, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 19, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on February 19, 1986?

On February 19, 1986 several famous people were born including, Jayde Nicole, Maria Mena, Marta (footballer)

Which famous people died on February 19, 1986?

Famous people died on February 19, 1986 include, Adolfo Celi, James O Eastland

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

The number one song in the week of February 19, 1986 was How Will I Know by Whitney Houston in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean in UK

What were the top hits on February 19, 1986?

The top hits on February 19, 1986 were How Will I Know by Whitney Houston, Kyrie by Mr. Mister, When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going by Billy Ocean in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean, Chain Reaction by Diana Ross, Borderline by Madonna in UK


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