7th of May, 1986

The 7th of May, 1986, fell on a Wednesday. Day 127 of 1986. Decade: 1980s.

33 years, 9 months and 12 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1986.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 7th of May, 1986:

  • Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of May, 1986:

  • United States: West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
  • United Kingdom: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling" 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 7th 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Eurovision 1986

    The 1986 Eurovision song contest is held in Bergen, Norway. Belgium win the contest with the song "J'aime la vie" by Sandra Kim.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 33 years, 9 months and 12 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of May, 1986, will be 33 years of age.
  • People born in 1986 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 515804400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of May, 1986:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of May, 1986, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of May, 1986 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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.
  • The Transformers - Animated series about an ongoing war between shape-shifting robots.
  • Sherlock Holmes - Starring Jeremy Brett.

1986 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 7th of May, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 7th of May, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of May, 1986 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of May, 1986 is the 14th of February, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

7th of May

Events that have occurred on the 7th of May:

  • 7th of May, 1915: The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is torpedoed by a German U-boat.
  • 7th of May, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 7th of May, 1972: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1972 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • 7th of May, 1972: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders hitchhikers Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Mary Luchessa near Alameda, California.
  • 7th of May, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".
  • 7th of May, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • 7th of May, 1997: The movie The Fifth Element (1997) is released.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 7th of May, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • 7th of May, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 7th of May, 2019: Liverpool overturn a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of May, 1986.

  • 12,341 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,066,266,000 seconds have passed since the 7th of May, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,243,977,000 times.
  • Since the 7th of May, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 550,193,256,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 177,711,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,698,876 steps. That's about 40,755 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,795,192 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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