Monday October 20, 1986

US date format: 10/20/1986, UK date format: 20/10/1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Elyse Taylor and Priyanka Sharma. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Nobody's Fool, directed by Evelyn Purcell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Layla or The Incredible Shrinking Fireman.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Tupolev-134 crashes in Southern Africa
  • The US Mint launches the American Eagle 0.9167 fine gold bullion coin program.

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Movies

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Nobody's Fool

Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Evelyn Purcell

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

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

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NFL

American Football
  • Denver Broncos - New York Jets : 10 - 22
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TV Series

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Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Dossier Verhulst

Dossier Verhulst

Softly from Paris

Softly from Paris

Oikogeneia Vlammenou

Oikogeneia Vlammenou

Auberle & Co. KG

Auberle & Co. KG

Days to next October 20

If October 20, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 11 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich

The Beet Queen

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On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the

It by Stephen King

It

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Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil …

Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands

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Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

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

Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov

Foundation And Earth

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The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Jaleco

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT

Deactivators

Deactivators

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor

Chiller

Chiller

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, American Game Cartridges (NES - US), HES (NES - Australia)

The Incredible Shrinking Fireman

The Incredible Shrinking Fireman

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Mastertronic

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 20, 1986 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 20, 1986?

On October 20, 1986 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 20, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 20, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on October 20, 1986?

On October 20, 1986 several famous people were born including, Elyse Taylor, Priyanka Sharma, Matt Steffanina.

Which famous people died on October 20, 1986?

Famous people died on October 20, 1986 include, Samora Machel.

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

The number one song in the week of October 20, 1986 was True Colors by Cyndi Lauper in US and True Blue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on October 20, 1986?

The top hits on October 20, 1986 were True Colors by Cyndi Lauper, Typical Male by Tina Turner, When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson 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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