Your place in the Universe on 1986
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1986 (MCMLXXXVI in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1986th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.
Is 1986 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1986 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1986, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1986, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1986, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1986, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1986.
On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1986 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.
In 1986, during the 59th Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 30/03/1987 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1986:
The most popular and best selling books in 1986 were:
According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1986 was the Year of the Tiger.
Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Tiger sign.
The 3 most popular baby names in 1986 were Michael, Christopher and Matthew for boys and Jessica, Ashley and Amanda for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.
The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1986 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1986 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The number 1 song in the USA in 1986, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
The Music Chart in the USA in 1986 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The number 1 song in the UK in 1986, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was I Want To Wake Up With You by Boris Gardiner
The Music Chart in the UK in 1986 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The most popular movies and box office hits in 1986 were:
The world population in 1986 was 4,960,567,912 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 42.0% of the total population, which is roughly 2.1 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1986 was an increase of +89.6 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.84% over the previous year.The average population density in 1986 was 21 persons per square mile (or 33 persons per square kilometer).
Here's what happened in 1986: