Wednesday October 29, 1986

US date format: 10/29/1986, UK date format: 29/10/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 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 Myriam Soumaré and Italia Ricci. 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. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while One More Time by Carol Burnett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mad Nurse or Highlander.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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Events

  • Kirk Muller scores New Jersey Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6
  • Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs
  • West Indies all out for 53 vs. Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)
  • British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opens the last stretch of the M25 motorway.

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Movies

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Hoosiers

Hoosiers

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Country: United States of America

Jocks

Jocks

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Roundtree

Nobody's Fool

Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Evelyn Purcell

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

The Wraith

The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

TV Series

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Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Guldregn

Guldregn

Room at the Bottom

Room at the Bottom

Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

Tarde de teatro

Tarde de teatro

Days to next October 29

If October 29, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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One More Time by Carol Burnett

One More Time

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Carol Burnett spent most of her childhood in a Depression-scarred Hollywood neighborhood, where she lived in a single-room apartment with her endearingly batty grandmother, Nanny, a hypochondriacal Christian Scientist with a

My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun by Lewis Grizzard

My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun

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MY DADDY WAS A PISTOL AND I'M A SON OF A GUN [ 1st ] [hardcover] GRIZZARD Lewis [Jan 01, 1996]

Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak

Mayflower Madam

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With flair, humor, and style, Sydney Biddle Barrows tells the whole intriguing story of how she merged business and sex to create Cachet--the escort service of choice among rich, powerful, and prominent men.

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

The Golden Cup by Belva Plain

The Golden Cup

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In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Mad Nurse

Mad Nurse

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Firebird Software Ltd.

Airheart

Airheart

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (separate 48K and 128K versions)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Highlander

Highlander

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, beat-em-up

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1986?

On October 29, 1986 several famous people were born including, Myriam Soumaré, Italia Ricci, Nataly Dawn.

Which famous people died on October 29, 1986?

Famous people died on October 29, 1986 include, Sem Presser, Mimis Fotopoulos.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1986?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 1986 was True Colors by Cyndi Lauper in US and True Blue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on October 29, 1986?

The top hits on October 29, 1986 were True Colors by Cyndi Lauper, Typical Male by Tina Turner, I Didn't Mean To Turn You On by Robert Palmer in US and True Blue by Madonna, Every Loser Wins by Nick Berry, Rain Or Shine by Five Star in UK.


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