Friday October 31, 1986, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1986, UK date format: 31/10/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Brent Corrigan and Chris Alajajian. 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 The Black Bass or Black Belt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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 31

If October 31, 1986 is your birthday then Happy Birthday! Your next birthday will be in 365 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?

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

The Boggit

The Boggit

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

The Black Bass

The Black Bass

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: Hot B

Heartland

Heartland

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

Black Belt

Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 31, 1986?

On October 31, 1986 several famous people were born including, Brent Corrigan, Iyanya , Chris Alajajian.

Which famous people died on October 31, 1986?

Famous people died on October 31, 1986 include, Robert S Mulliken.

What was the number one song in October 31, 1986?

The number one song in the week of October 31, 1986 was True Colors by Cyndi Lauper in US and True Blue by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on October 31, 1986?

The top hits on October 31, 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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