Wednesday May 28, 1986

US date format: 5/28/1986, UK date format: 28/5/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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 Seth Rollins and Eline Berings. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Ferris Bueller's Day Off, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mean 18 or Banana.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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Events

  • Democratic Labor Party wins parliamentary election in Barbados.

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Movies

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

Back to School

Back to School

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Country: United States of America

Belizaire the Cajun

Belizaire the Cajun

Directed by: Glen Pitre

Starring: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project

Directed by: Marshall Brickman

Starring: John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Richard Council, Robert Schenkkan

Aakhree Raasta

Aakhree Raasta

Directed by: Bhagyaraj

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Om Shivpuri

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TV Series

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A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Klingendes Österreich

Klingendes Österreich

Hell's Bells

Hell's Bells

Days to next May 28

If May 28, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

A Perfect Spy

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Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

Bess W. Truman by Margaret Truman

Bess W. Truman

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Drawing on her personal reminiscences and her parents' voluminous correspondence, the author offers an intimate portrait of her reticent mother

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

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'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mean 18

Mean 18

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, Atari 7800, Atari ST, MS-DOS, among others

Genre: Golf

Alley Master

Alley Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

Banana

Banana

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle-solving strategy

Publisher: Victor Musical Industries

Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 28, 1986?

On May 28, 1986 several famous people were born including, Seth Rollins, Eline Berings, Joseph Cross.

Which famous people died on May 28, 1986?

Famous people died on May 28, 1986 include, Lurene Tuttle.

What was the number one song in May 28, 1986?

The number one song in the week of May 28, 1986 was Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston in US and The Chicken Song by Spitting Image in UK.

What were the top hits on May 28, 1986?

The top hits on May 28, 1986 were Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston, Live To Tell by Madonna, On My Own by Patti LaBelle in US and The Chicken Song by Spitting Image, On My Own by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald, Rock Me Amadeus by Falco in UK.


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