Tuesday 21 October 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Natalee Holloway and William Ebersol.
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.
The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Meltdown or Alex Kidd in Miracle World.
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1986 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
- Natalee Holloway: American missing person (missing since 2005).
- William Ebersol: American noted family, the son and second child of Susan St. James and her husband Dick Ebersol.
- Christopher Uckermann: Pop Singer.
- Almen Abdi: Swiss footballer.
- Chibuzor Chilaka: Nigerian footballer.
- Scott Rendell: English footballer
- Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Russian-American terrorist (d. 2013)
- Christopher von Uckermann: Mexican singer-songwriter and actor (RBD)
- Lionel Murphy: Australian jurist and politician 22nd Attorney-General of Australia (d. 1986).
- IBM re-forms in South Africa
- Republic of Marshall Islands signs Compact of Free Association with US
- US writer Edward A Tracy kidnap in Beirut
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