24th of October, 1986

The 24th of October, 1986, fell on a Friday. Day 297 of 1986. Decade: 1980s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Drake: Rapper.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 24th of October, 1986:

  • United States: True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
  • United Kingdom: Every Loser Wins - Nick Berry

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Top Gun" 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 24th of October, 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.

  • Mid 1980s fashion.

    Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals and pumps were popular footwear in the mid 80s. Fashion become more colorful during this period. Popular clothing included long wool coats, long and bulky sweaters, jumpsuits, large scarves, beanies, leather gloves, long flared skirts, slim miniskirts, slightly tapered pants and stirrup pants.

  • Corazon Aquino.

    Corazon Aquino was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1986 for her role in the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.

  • 1986 in movies.

    Movies released in 1986 included Top Gun, Crocodile Dundee, Stand by Me, The Karate Kid Part II, Platoon, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, The Fly, Back to School, Aliens, The Golden Child, An American Tail, Ruthless People and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

  • 1986 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1986 included Dionne Warwick, Lionel Richie, Klymaxx, Patti LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Survivor, Mr. Mister, Robert Palmer and Atlantic Starr.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 32 years, 10 months and 24 days have passed since the 24th of October, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of October, 1986, will be 32 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 530492400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 24th of October, 1986:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 24th of October, 1986, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of October, 1986 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Weather

Weather information for the 24th of October, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 7.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.39 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 24th of October, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of October, 1986 was probably conceived around the 14th of January, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of October, 1986 is the 3rd of August, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

24th of October

Events that have occurred on the 24th of October:


Television

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

  • Matlock - Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
  • ALF - About an alien called ALF.
  • 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.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of October, 1986.

  • 12,016 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,038,182,400 seconds have passed since the 24th of October, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,211,212,800 times.
  • Since the 24th of October, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 535,702,118,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 173,030,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,283,686 steps. That's about 39,682 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,458,189 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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