Thursday April 24, 1986

US date format: 4/24/1986, UK date format: 24/4/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Tahyna Tozzi and Kellin Quinn. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Sacrifice, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum or Harrier Combat Simulator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Movies

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The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Short Circuit

Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Dangerously Close

Dangerously Close

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: John Stockwell, J. Eddie Peck, Carey Lowell, Bradford Bancroft

Killer Party

Killer Party

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Martin Hewitt, Ralph Seymour, Elaine Wilkes, Paul Bartel

Blue City

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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TV Series

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Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Saturdee

Saturdee

Madam Sousou

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 5 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia

Bus 9 To Paradise

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Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

High Jinx by William F. Buckley Jr

High Jinx

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The year is 1954, and Joseph Stalin is dead. As the ruthless Laurenti Beria, head of the KGB, plots to succeed him, another drama is taking place in a distant part of the Soviet empire.

A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence

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A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

Seasons Of The Heart by Cynthia Freeman

Seasons Of The Heart

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Some spine creasing and wear. Front and back cover pages have corner creasing and all edges have smugging . Front inside page have initials, no other marks and intact.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Platform: Family Computer Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Harrier Combat Simulator

Harrier Combat Simulator

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Flight simulation[1] using a first-person perspective

The Black Bass

The Black Bass

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: Hot B

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 24, 1986?

On April 24, 1986 several famous people were born including, Tahyna Tozzi, Kellin Quinn, Carmina Salcido.

Which famous people died on April 24, 1986?

Famous people died on April 24, 1986 include, Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson (wife of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom.

What was the number one song in April 24, 1986?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 1986 was Kiss by Prince in US and A Different Corner by George Michael in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 1986?

The top hits on April 24, 1986 were Kiss by Prince, Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer, West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys in US and A Different Corner by George Michael, Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Young Ones, Rock Me Amadeus by Falco in UK.


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