June 27, 1986

June 27, 1986, was a Friday. It was 38 years and 15 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.


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Song charts

Popular songs

On June 27, 1986, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "On My Own" by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
  • United Kingdom: "The Edge Of Heaven" by Wham

The music charts on June 27, 1986

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • On My Own - Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
  • There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) - Billy Ocean
  • Crush On You - The Jets
  • Live To Tell - Madonna
  • I Can't Wait - Nu Shooz
Play the top singles from 1986
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.
Back to School

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Back to School".


This date occurred 13,895 days ago. Approximately 463 months have passed. It was the 178th day of 1986, in week 26. The decade was the eighties. People who were born on June 27, 1986, are now 38 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. 154 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to June 27, 1986

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The date is June 27, 1986, and it's a Friday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Cancer. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1986 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "On My Own" by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald is at the top of the singles charts, while "The Edge Of Heaven" by Wham is the number-one song in the UK. Ronald Reagan is the President of the United States, and the movie Back to School is at the top of the box office.

Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "The Love Boat", "Knots Landing", "Kate & Allie", and "MacGyver". In fashion, women are 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. Currently, the 1986 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Mexico. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Cliff Burton, Gia Carangi, Liberace, and Andy Warhol would all still be alive.

People are playing video games such as "Space Invaders", "Missile Command", "Tetris", and "Super Mario Bros.". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Postman Pat", "Danger Mouse", "Growing Pains", and "Jem and the Holograms". Children are playing with toys such as Dungeons & Dragons, Pogo ball / Lolo ball, Sylvanian Families, and Laser Tag.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 27, 1986.

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

    Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    The comedy film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" was showing at movie theaters in June and July of 1986.
  • 1986 FIFA World Cup.

    1986 FIFA World Cup

    The 1986 FIFA World Cup was taking place in Mexico at this time. The competition was won by Argentina after they defeated West Germany 3-2.
  • People are buying waterbeds.

    People are buying waterbeds

    Waterbeds became a huge fad during the late 1980s. Although they were invented in the 1970s, they didn't reach their heyday until the 1980s. In 1986 and 1987, nearly a quarter of all beds sold were filled with water.
  • 1986 in music.

    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.
  • VCRs have become a common household item.

    VCRs have become a common household item

    VCRs became a common household item in the mid-1980s. By that stage, prices had started to drop. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1986?

    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 movies.

    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.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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.
  • Platoon.


    The war film "Platoon" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1986.
  • Corazon Aquino.

    Corazon Aquino

    Corazon Aquino was named Time Person of the Year in 1986 for her role in the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
  • Dionne Warwick - "That's What Friends Are For"

    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.
  • The Nintendo Entertainment System.

    The Nintendo Entertainment System

    During the second half of the 1980s, the Nintendo Entertainment System became one of the most popular video game consoles in the world. Releases for the NES included Duck Hunt, The Legend of Zelda, and Super Mario Bros.
  • Mid 1980s fashion.

    Mid 1980s fashion

    Strappy sandals, Keds, kitten-heeled sandals, and pumps were popular footwear in the mid-80s. Fashion became 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.
  • The Commodore 64.

    The Commodore 64

    The Commodore 64 was dominating the home computer market.
  • Iran-Iraq War.

    Iran-Iraq War

    Between September 1980 and August 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
  • Computers are replacing typewriters.

    Computers are replacing typewriters

    Desktop computers were beginning to replace typewriters in offices.
  • TV remotes.

    TV remotes

    Although TV remotes existed, many homes didn't have one. Infrared technology was still relatively new.
  • Wallpaper.


    Wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 27, 1986.

  • May 30, 1986: Fashion designer Perry Ellis dies from AIDS.
  • May 31, 1986: The 1986 FIFA World Cup begins in Mexico.
  • June 5, 1986: Gambino mobster Robert DiBernardo is murdered by his associates in Brooklyn, New York.
  • June 8, 1986: The Boston Celtics win the 1986 NBA Finals after they defeat the Houston Rockets 4-2.
  • June 10, 1986: IRA member Patrick Joseph Magee is found guilty of the 1984 Brighton hotel bombing.
  • June 11, 1986: The comedy film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) is released.
  • June 12, 1986: UK politics: Derek Hatton is expelled from the Labour Party for belonging to the left-wing "Militant" faction.
  • June 19, 1986: 22-year-old basketball player Len Bias dies from a cocaine overdose two days after being selected by the Boston Celtics in the NBA draft.
  • June 20, 1986: The Karate Kid, Part II (1986) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 22, 1986:
    • Burning Man begins as a bonfire ritual between friends.
    • Hand of God: Diego Maradona scores his infamous handball goal against England.
  • June 26, 1986: Ireland votes to uphold a ban on divorce.
  • This date: June 27, 1986
  • June 28, 1986: British pop duo "Wham!" play their final concert together before saying goodbye to their fans.
  • June 29, 1986: Argentina wins the World Cup.
  • June 30, 1986: Madonna releases her album "True Blue".
  • July 1, 1986: Soccer: Everton striker Gary Lineker joins Barcelona.
  • July 2, 1986:
    • Big Trouble in Little China (1986) is released.
    • Basil, the Great Mouse Detective (1986) is released in cinemas.
    • Soccer: Liverpool striker Ian Rush joins Juventus.
    • Two protesters called Rodrigo Rojas and Carmen Gloria Quintana are burnt alive during a street demonstration against General Augusto Pinochet in Santiago, Chile.
  • July 5, 1986: Queen headline at Slane.
  • July 12, 1986: British singer Boy George is arrested for heroin possession after police raid his home in London.
  • July 18, 1986: The film Aliens (1986) is released in movie theaters.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 27, 1986, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1986 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 27, 1986 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Mid-1980s fashion

Photographs of mid-1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Mid-1980s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in June 1986

In June 1986, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from June 1986.

The Equalizer
The Equalizer
The Golden Girls
The Golden Girls
Charles in Charge
Charles in Charge
Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote
Miami Vice
Miami Vice
Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss?
The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show
The Transformers
The Transformers
Punky Brewster
Punky Brewster
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes

Cars in 1986

1986 saw the introduction of cars such as the Acura Legend, the Ford Taurus, the Nissan Pintara, the Mercury Sable, the Dodge Shadow, the Cadillac Allanté, and the Ford Festiva.

Cars in 1986.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in June 1986

If you were a kid on June 27, 1986, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Jem and the Holograms
Jem and the Holograms
Growing Pains
Growing Pains

The Care Bears
The Care Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears
The Wuzzles
The Wuzzles
She-Ra: Princess of Power
She-Ra: Princess of Power
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats
Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine
The Cosby Show
The Cosby Show

Toys in 1986

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Laser Tag
Laser Tag
The Nintendo Entertainment System
The Nintendo Entertainment System
Teddy Ruxpin
Teddy Ruxpin
Sylvanian Families
Sylvanian Families
Mr Frosty
Mr Frosty
Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
Garbage Pail Kids (trading cards)
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pound Puppies
Pound Puppies
Turnin' Turbo Dashboard
Turnin' Turbo Dashboard
My Little Pony (figures)
My Little Pony (figures)
The Commodore 64
The Commodore 64
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 1986.

The Legend of Zelda 1986
The Legend of Zelda
Gauntlet 1985
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar 1985
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar
Super Mario Bros. 1985
Super Mario Bros.
Back to the Future 1985
Back to the Future
Boulder Dash 1985
Boulder Dash
Tetris 1984
Duck Hunt 1984
Duck Hunt
Mario Bros. 1983
Mario Bros.
Donkey Kong 1981
Donkey Kong
Missile Command 1980
Missile Command
Pac-Man 1980

Were you born on June 27, 1986?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1986.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 27, 1992, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 27.

Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Author and activist Deceased
Born on June 27, 1880
She was not alive on this date.

Tobey Maguire

Tobey Maguire

Born on June 27, 1975
He turned 11 on this day in 1986.

Khloé Kardashian

Khloé Kardashian

TV personality
Born on June 27, 1984
She turned 2 on this day in 1986.

Emma D'Arcy

Emma D'Arcy

Born on June 27, 1992
She was born exactly 6 years after this date.


US President

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on June 27, 1986.


UK Prime Minister

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 27, 1986 was most likely conceived around October 4, 1985.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 27, 1986 is close to March 20, 1987.

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Stats for June 27, 1986


Here are some interesting statistics about June 27, 1986:

  • 13,895 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,985 weeks have passed.
  • 1,200,528,000 seconds have passed since June 27, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,400,616,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 619,472,448,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 200,088,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 103,245,408 steps. That's roughly 45,887 miles.
  • 14,406,336 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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