Thursday July 31, 1986
US date format: 7/31/1986, UK date format: 31/7/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 31, 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 Evgeni Malkin and Barbara Berger.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Golden Path or Infiltrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 31, 1986?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 31, 1986?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- - Rumors
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Anita Baker - Sweet Love
- Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing
- Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- ConFunkShun - Burnin' Love
- Melba Moore & Kashif - Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
Make this day unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next July 31If July 31, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?