June 22nd, 1986, fell on a Sunday. It was day 173 of 1986. The decade was the 1980s.
34 years, 7 months and 1 days have passed since June 22nd, 1986.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 22nd, 1986:
Hand of God: Diego Maradona scores his infamous handball goal against England.
Burning Man begins as a bonfire ritual between friends.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 22nd, 1986:
United States: On My Own - Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
United Kingdom: Spirit In The Sky - Doctor & Medics
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Back to School" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 22nd, 1986 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song On My Own by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & Medics is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Back to School is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. 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.
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. Currently, the 1986 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Columbo.", "Cheers", "'Allo 'Allo!" and "Kate & Allie".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Donkey Kong", "Mario Bros.", "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar" and "Gauntlet". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Danger Mouse", "Fraggle Rock", "Heathcliff" and "Muppet Babies". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Lite-Brite", "Water Ring Toss", "Pound Puppies" and "Sylvanian Families".
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 June 22nd, 1986.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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 FIFA World Cup
The 1986 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. The competition was won by Argentina after they defeated West Germany 3-2.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
34 years, 7 months and 1 days have passed since June 22nd, 1986.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1986.
Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 22nd, 1986, will be 34 years of age.
People born in 1986 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 519778800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 22nd, 1986:
May 23rd, 1986: The film Cobra (1986), starring Chuck Norris, is released in cinemas.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 71.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 14.56 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
Who was the US President on June 22nd, 1986?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 22nd, 1986?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 22nd, 1986 was probably conceived around the 12th of September, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 22nd, 1986 is the 1st of April, 1987. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 22nd, 1986.
12,634 days have passed since this date.
1,091,581,200 seconds have passed since the June 22nd, 1986.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,273,511,400 times.
Since June 22nd, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 563,255,899,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 181,930,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 93,875,983 steps. That's about 41,723 miles!
Since this date, 13,098,974 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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