Tuesday October 21, 1986
US date format: 10/21/1986, UK date format: 21/10/1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Natalee Holloway and Christopher Uckermann.
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 180 or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1986?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- 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.
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- 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
- Lionel Murphy: Australian jurist and politician 22nd...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Cameo - Word Up
- Howard Hewett - I'm For Real
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- The Temptations - Lady Soul
- Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- The Human League - Human
- Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 21If October 21, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 10 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 3 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?