18th of July, 1986

The 18th of July, 1986, fell on a Friday. Day 199 of 1986. Decade: 1980s.

33 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since the 18th of July, 1986.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of July, 1986:

  • The film Aliens (1986) is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of July, 1986:

  • United States: Invisible Touch - Genesis
  • United Kingdom: Papa Don't Preach - Madonna

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Karate Kid 2" 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 18th of July, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 33 years, 7 months and 4 days have passed since the 18th of July, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of July, 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 522025200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of July, 1986:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of July, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of July, 1986 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

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.

"Pingu" - "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"


1986 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been 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)
  • Commodore 64
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of July:


Weather

Weather information for the 18th of July, 1986:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 76.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 18th of July, 1986.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of July, 1986 was probably conceived around the 8th of October, 1985. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of July, 1986 is the 27th of April, 1987. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar - Role-playing game.
  • Super Mario Bros. - Released on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • 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.

18th of July

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of July, 1986.

  • 12,272 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,060,304,400 seconds have passed since the 18th of July, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,237,021,800 times.
  • Since the 18th of July, 1986, earth has travelled approximately 547,117,070,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 176,717,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 91,186,178 steps. That's about 40,527 miles!
  • Since this date, 12,723,653 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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