BestOfDate

April 10th, 1986.

April 10th, 1986, was a Thursday. It was day 100 of 1986. The decade was the 1980s.

35 years and 29 days have passed since April 10th, 1986.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 10th, 1986.

  • United States: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
  • United Kingdom: Living Doll - Cliff Richard & Young Ones

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Police Academy 3" was at the top of the box office on April 10th, 1986.

Take me back to April 10th, 1986!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 10th, 1986 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. The summer of 1986 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.

In America, the song Rock Me Amadeus by Falco is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Living Doll by Cliff Richard & Young Ones is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Police Academy 3 is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing sweater dresses, short skirts, small shoulder pads, animal print, long full wool coats and bulky sweaters. Meanwhile, men are wearing tracksuits, sweatshirts, Nike Air Jordan shoes and denim. Because it's 1986, the radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Falco, Madonna, the Pet Shop Boys, Berlin, Whitney Houston, Dionne and Huey Lewis and the News.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Columbo.", "The Love Boat", "Only Fools and Horses" and "Family Ties". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pac-Man", "Missile Command", "Super Mario Bros." and "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Smurfs", "Inspector Gadget", "Heathcliff" and "The Transformers".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Dungeons & Dragons, Fisher-Price Little People (Farm), the Commodore 64 and Teddy Ruxpin.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 10th, 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.

  • Dionne Warwick - "That's What Friends Are For".

    "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne Warwick would go on to win a Grammy for 1986's Song of the Year.

  • 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.

  • Platoon.

    "Platoon" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1986.

  • Who were the best football players in 1986?

    In 1986, the best soccer players were Igor Belanov, Diego Maradona, Gary Lineker, Emilio Butragueño, Manuel Amoros, Preben Elkjær Larsen, Ian Rush, Oleksandr Zavarov, Helmuth Duckadam, Marco van Basten and Alessandro Altobelli.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1986?

    The best NBA players in 1986 were Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Dominique Wilkins, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Isiah Thomas.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 35 years and 29 days have passed since April 10th, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 10th, 1986, will be 35 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1986 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 513471600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 10th, 1986.

  • March 11th, 1986: The NFL adopts Instant Replay.
  • March 21st, 1986: Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) is released.
  • March 21st, 1986: Soccer: It is announced that Manchester United striker Mark Hughes will be joining Barcelona.
  • March 22nd, 1986: Soccer: Arsenal manager Don Howe resigns.
  • March 23rd, 1986: Soccer: Chelsea win the Full Members' Cup after a 5-4 win over Manchester City.
  • March 27th, 1986: A car bomb explodes outside of Russell Street Police Headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
  • April 1st, 1986: The New Kids on the Block release their debut album.
  • April 2nd, 1986: 4 people, including a baby, are killed after a bomb explodes on TWA Flight 840 over Greece.
  • April 2nd, 1986: Alabama Governor and former segregationist George Wallace announces that he will be retiring.
  • April 5th, 1986: 3 people are killed after a bomb explodes at a disco in West Berlin.
  • April 6th, 1986: 9-year-old Anthonette Cayedito goes missing in Gallup, New Mexico.
  • April 7th, 1986: WrestleMania 2: Mr. T and Rowdy Roddy Piper face each other in a boxing match.
  • This date: April 10th, 1986
  • April 11th, 1986: The horror movie Critters (1986) is released.
  • April 15th, 1986: The United States bombing of Libya begins.
  • April 26th, 1986: The Chernobyl disaster occurs.
  • April 27th, 1986: Chernobyl disaster: The evacuation of Pripyat begins.
  • April 28th, 1986: Moscow TV news announces that an accident has occurred at the power plant in Chernobyl.
  • April 29th, 1986: Hawaii crime: A serial killer nicknamed the "Honolulu Strangler" murders his last known victim, Linda Pesce.
  • May 3rd, 1986: Soccer: Liverpool win the First Division title after beating Chelsea 1-0.
  • May 4th, 1986: The Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, commits his last known murder.
  • May 7th, 1986: Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.
  • May 10th, 1986: Liverpool win the FA Cup final after they defeat Everton 3-1.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

View Personality Summary

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 10th, 1986, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 10th, 1986 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • MacGyver - TV show about a resourceful secret agent who can solve almost any problem using the mundane objects around him.
  • 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.
  • The Transformers - Animated series about an ongoing war between shape-shifting robots.

Kid's TV shows on April 10th, 1986.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1986.

  • Jem and the Holograms
  • Growing Pains
  • The Care Bears
  • ThunderCats
  • Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • The Cosby Show
  • The Transformers
  • Muppet Babies
  • Heathcliff
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
  • Fraggle Rock
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Danger Mouse
  • The Smurfs
  • Cockleshell Bay
  • Diff'rent Strokes
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Bugs Bunny Show

Popular toys and games in 1986.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1986.

  • Teddy Ruxpin
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
  • Pogo ball / Lolo ball
  • Transformers
  • Pound Puppies
  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The Commodore 64
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Lite-Brite
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • The Legend of Zelda - An adventure game that was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Gauntlet - An arcade hack and slash game.
  • Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar - Role-playing 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.
  • Boulder Dash - Arcade game developed by Data East.
  • Tetris - Tile-matching puzzle video game.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
  • Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

1986 playlist.

A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1986. Take a trip back to the days of Lionel Richie, Genesis, Bon Jovi, Berlin and Madonna.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 10th of April.

  • April 10th, 1936: John Madden (American Football player) turned 50 on this day in 1986.
  • April 10th, 1952: Steven Seagal (Actor) turned 34 on this day in 1986.
  • April 10th, 1973: Roberto Carlos (Brazilian soccer player) turned 13 on this day in 1986.
  • April 10th, 1988: Haley Joel Osment (Actor) was born exactly 2 years after this date.
  • April 10th, 1992: Sadio Mane (Soccer player) was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Weather on April 10th, 1986.

Historical weather information for April 10th, 1986.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 0 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.78 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on April 10th, 1986.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 10th, 1986.

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 10th, 1986 was most likely conceived around the 1st of July, 1985.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 10th, 1986 is close to the 18th of January, 1987.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 10th, 1986.

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 10th, 1986.

  • A total of 12,813 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,830 weeks have passed.
  • 1,107,043,200 seconds have passed since the April 10th, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,291,550,400 times.
  • Since April 10th, 1986, the earth has travelled approximately 571,234,291,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 184,507,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 95,205,715 steps. That's about 42,314 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,284,518 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

What does this date mean to you?

Leave a comment and tell everyone why April 10th, 1986 is important to you.

All comments are moderated before they are published. We may edit comments to correct misspellings and grammar. We may also remove or redact personal information.

Search for another date.

It looks like you have reached the end! Try searching for another date.



Random dates.

Feeling lucky? Take a look at the list of random dates below.


« Previous Day
9th of April, 1986
Next Day »
11th of April, 1986

© 2014-2021 BestOfDate.com