31st of May, 1986

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 31st of May, 1986, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 32 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since the 31st of May, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1986.
  • Day 151 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of May, 1986 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1986, will be 32 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-31-1986 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1986-05-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19860531" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 517878000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 1986:

  • United States: Greatest Love Of All - Whitney Houston
  • United Kingdom: The Chicken Song - Spitting Image

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Cobra" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 31st of May, 1986.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

Weather

Weather information for the 31st of May, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 68.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 20 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.28 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 31st of May, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of May, 1986 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of May, 1986 is the 10th of March, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 31st of May:

  • 31st of May, 1984: Six inmates on death row escape the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in Virginia.
  • 31st of May, 1984: The song "Ghostbusters" is released by Parker, Jr.
  • 31st of May, 2005: Watergate scandal: FBI Associate Director Mark Felt is revealed to be "Deep Throat".
  • 31st of May, 2008: Usain Bolt breaks the world record for the 100 meter sprint.
  • 31st of May, 2010: The flotilla incident occurs when 13 Israeli soldiers raid a flotilla that is headed for Gaza. 9 activists are killed
  • 31st of May, 1970: The 1970 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Mexico.
  • 31st of May, 1979: The Muppet Movie (1979) is released.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The movie DragonHeart (1996) is released in cinemas.
  • 31st of May, 1996: The Fugees release their song Killing Me Softly with His Song.
  • 31st of May, 2002: The 2002 FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Korea and Japan.
  • 31st of May, 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is released in movie theaters.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Equalizer - About a retired secret agent called Robert McCall.
  • The Golden Girls - Television series about four mature women who live together in Miami, Florida.
  • She-Ra: Princess of Power - Animated TV series.
  • ThunderCats - Animated series based on a group of half-human half-cat aliens.
  • Charles in Charge - TV show about a 19-year-old student called Charles, who is played by Scott Baio.
  • Murder, She Wrote - Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
  • Miami Vice - Starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas.
  • Who's the Boss? - Sitcom about a retired player who relocates to work as a live-in housekeeper.
  • The Cosby Show - American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby.
  • Punky Brewster - Series about a child that has been abandoned by her parents.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • The Legend of Zelda - An adventure game that was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Gauntlet - An arcade hack and slash game.
  • Super Mario Bros. - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Back to the Future - A video game version of the Back to the Future movie franchise is released on the ZX Spectrum, the Commodore 64 and the Amstrad CPC.
  • The Way of the Exploding Fist - A fighting game that was released on the Commodore 64, the Spectrum and the Amstrad.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:

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Videos

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 31st of May, 1986. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 1986.

  • 11,889 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,027,213,200 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,198,415,400 times.
  • Since the 31st of May, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 530,042,011,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 171,202,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 88,340,335 steps. That's about 39,262 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,326,558 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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