Friday November 21, 1986

US date format: 11/21/1986, UK date format: 21/11/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 21, 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 Sam Palladio and Jordan Lloyd. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Human by The Human League. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Kin-dza-dza!, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gung Ho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Island or 3-D Thunder Ceptor II.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
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Events

  • Central African Republic adopts constitution
  • Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse massacres Moiwana village
  • Iran-Contra Affair: National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents implicating them in the sale of weapons to Iran and channeling the proceeds to help fund the Contra rebels in Nicaragua.

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Movies

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Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Jock of the Bushveld

Jock of the Bushveld

Directed by: Gray Hofmeyr

Starring: Jocelyn Broderick, Michael Brunner, Wilson Dunster, Umfubu

Astérix chez les Bretons

Astérix chez les Bretons

Directed by: Pino Van Lamsweerde

Starring: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Graham Bushnell, Pierre Mondy

Heartbreak Ridge

Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Country: United States of America

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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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

Dads

Dads

The Cavanaughs

The Cavanaughs

Days to next November 21

If November 21, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Mirror Of Her Dreams by Stephen R. Donaldson

The Mirror Of Her Dreams

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With The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Stephen R. Donaldson changed the face of fantasy fiction forever. In The Mirror of Her Dreams, the astonishing first novel in the two-volume Mordant’s Need

One More Time by Carol Burnett

One More Time

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Carol Burnett spent most of her childhood in a Depression-scarred Hollywood neighborhood, where she lived in a single-room apartment with her endearingly batty grandmother, Nanny, a hypochondriacal Christian Scientist with a

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

Kane

Kane

Platform: Acorn Electron Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Commodore 16/Plus/4 Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Fantasy Zone

Fantasy Zone

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mark III/Master System, Sega Saturn, X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Cute 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP GRC; JP SunSoft; JP/NA NEC; BRA Tec Toy

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 21, 1986?

On November 21, 1986 several famous people were born including, Sam Palladio, Melonie Mac, Jordan Lloyd.

Which famous people died on November 21, 1986?

Famous people died on November 21, 1986 include, Jerry Colonna, Marcelino Sanchez.

What was the number one song in November 21, 1986?

The number one song in the week of November 21, 1986 was Human by The Human League in US and Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin in UK.

What were the top hits on November 21, 1986?

The top hits on November 21, 1986 were Human by The Human League, Amanda by Boston, True Blue by Madonna in US and Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin, You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde, The Final Countdown by Europe in UK.


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