12th of December, 1986

The 12th of December, 1986, fell on a Friday. Day 346 of 1986. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of December, 1986:

  • United States: The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & The Range
  • United Kingdom: The Final Countdown - Europe

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Star Trek IV" 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 12th of December, 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.

  • Iran-Contra

    At the start of November, 1986, news of the Iran-Contra affair began to break.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 32 years, 10 months and 4 days have passed since the 12th of December, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of December, 1986, will be 32 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 534729600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of December, 1986:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of December, 1986, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of December, 1986 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of December, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.3 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.2 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.44 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 12th of December, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of December, 1986 was probably conceived around the 4th of March, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of December, 1986 is the 21st of September, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

12th of December

Events that have occurred on the 12th of December:


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?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 12th of December, 1986.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of December, 1986.

  • 11,997 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,036,537,200 seconds have passed since the 12th of December, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,209,293,400 times.
  • Since the 12th of December, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 534,853,195,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 172,756,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 89,142,199 steps. That's about 39,619 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,438,446 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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