Monday February 24, 1986

US date format: 2/24/1986, UK date format: 24/2/1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Sébastien Rouault and Inguna Butane. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Kyrie by Mr. Mister. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Gung Ho, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crossroads. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Imogen or Hopping Mappy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
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Events

  • Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for US$676 million.
  • Voyager 2, first Uranus fly-by.

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Movies

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Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers

The Naked Cage

The Naked Cage

Directed by: Paul Nicholas

Starring: Shari Shattuck, Angel Tompkins, Lucinda Crosby, Stacey Shaffer

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Directed by: Dale Schott

Starring: Maxine Miller, Pam Hyatt, Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins

Girls School Screamers

Girls School Screamers

Directed by: John P. Finnegan

Starring: Mollie O'Mara, Sharon Christopher, Mari Butler, Beth O'Malley

At Close Range

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

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TV Series

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Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Days to next February 24

If February 24, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

The Storyteller by Harold Robbins

The Storyteller

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Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

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.

Secrets by Danielle Steel

Secrets

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Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

Texas by James A. Michener

Texas

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Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Imogen

Imogen

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle / platform game

Publisher: Micro Power Superior Software

Hopping Mappy

Hopping Mappy

Platform: Arcade, Mobile Phone (i Appli/V Appli/BREW), Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT

Alter Ego

Alter Ego

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 24, 1986 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 24, 1986?

On February 24, 1986 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 24, 1986?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 24, 1986?

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

Which famous people are born on February 24, 1986?

On February 24, 1986 several famous people were born including, Sébastien Rouault, Inguna Butane, Dre Davis.

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

The number one song in the week of February 24, 1986 was Kyrie by Mr. Mister in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean in UK.

What were the top hits on February 24, 1986?

The top hits on February 24, 1986 were Kyrie by Mr. Mister, How Will I Know by Whitney Houston, Sara by Starship in US and When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean, Chain Reaction by Diana Ross, Borderline by Madonna in UK.


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