Thursday December 25, 1986, Christmas
US date format: 12/25/1986, UK date format: 25/12/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 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 Alex Hepburn and Doug Loft.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Assassination, directed by Peter R. Hunt, 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 Street Legal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania or Breakthru.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1986?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Aretha Franklin - Jimmy Lee
- Vesta - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- New Edition - Once In A Lifetime Groove
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 25, 1986?
On December 25, 1986 several famous people were born including, Alex Hepburn, Doug Loft, Aya Suzaki
What was the number one song in December 25, 1986?
The number one song in the week of December 25, 1986 was Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles in US and The Final Countdown by Europe in UK
What were the top hits on December 25, 1986?
The top hits on December 25, 1986 were Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles, Everybody Have Fun Tonight by Wang Chung, Notorious by Duran Duran in US and The Final Countdown by Europe, Caravan Of Love by The Housemartins, Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK