17th of December, 1986

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of December, 1986, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Decade: 1980s.
  • 30 years, 8 months and 6 days have passed since the 17th of December, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1986.
  • Day 351 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date 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 17th of December, 1986 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of December, 1986, will be 30 years of age.
  • American Format: 12-17-1986 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1986-12-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19861217" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 535161600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of December, 1986:

  • United States: Walk Like An Egyptian - Bangles
  • United Kingdom: Caravan Of Love - Housemartins

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 17th 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.

  • Iran-Contra

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

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of December, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 37.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 17th of December, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of December, 1986 was probably conceived around the 9th of March, 1986. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of December, 1986 is the 26th of September, 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 17th 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of December, 1986. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of December, 1986.

  • 11,208 days have passed since this date.
  • 968,367,600 seconds have passed since the 17th of December, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,129,762,200 times.
  • Since the 17th of December, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 499,677,681,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 161,394,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 83,279,614 steps. That's about 37,013 miles!
  • Since this date, 11,620,411 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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