Saturday December 20, 1986

US date format: 12/20/1986, UK date format: 20/12/1986

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on December 20, 1986, here's what our experts found out: it was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 20, 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 Anoop Desai and Benjamin Brierley. 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 movie released in 1986 while The Golden Cup by Belva Plain was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching The Little Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amnesia or King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1986, at December 20 across the years or at December 1986 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

Events

  • White teenagers beat blacks in Howard Beach, New York
  • Three African Americans are assaulted by a group of white teens in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York. One of the victims, Michael Griffith, is run over and killed by a motorist while attempting to flee the attackers.

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Famous Deaths

  • American baseball player (Born 1959).

Movies

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Witchboard

Witchboard

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

Wisdom

Wisdom

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

Star Slammer

Star Slammer

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 20, 1986

Sport Games on December 20, 1986


NFL

American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 16 - 41
  • Green Bay Packers - New York Giants : 24 - 55
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TV Series

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The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Uli Edel

How old am I?

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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?

Amnesia

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Gall Force

Gall Force

Genre: Adventure, science fiction

Double Dribble

Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 20, 1986?

On December 20, 1986 several famous people were born including, Anoop Desai, Benjamin Brierley, Logan Hugueny-Clark.

Which famous people died on December 20, 1986?

Famous people died on December 20, 1986 include, Joe DeSa.

What was the number one song in December 20, 1986?

The number one song in the week of December 20, 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 20, 1986?

The top hits on December 20, 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.