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July 25th, 1986.

July 25th, 1986, was a Friday. It was day 206 of 1986. The decade was the 1980s.

34 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since July 25th, 1986.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Born on July 25th, 1986.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Hulk: Brazilian soccer player.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 25th, 1986.

  • United States: Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
  • United Kingdom: Papa Don't Preach - Madonna

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Karate Kid 2" was at the top of the box office on July 25th, 1986.

Take me back to July 25th, 1986!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 25th, 1986 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Papa Don't Preach by Madonna is the number one hit song.

Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Karate Kid 2 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 "Trapper John, M.D.", "Punky Brewster", "She-Ra: Princess of Power" and "The Golden Girls". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tetris", "Boulder Dash", "Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar" and "The Legend of Zelda".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Transformers", "The Cosby Show", "Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats" and "ThunderCats". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Lite-Brite, Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine, Pound Puppies and Transformers.

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 July 25th, 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.

  • 34 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since July 25th, 1986.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1986.
  • Leap Year: 1986 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 25th, 1986, will be 34 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1986 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 522630000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 25th, 1986.

Personality traits.

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

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 25th, 1986, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • 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 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 25th, 1986 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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 July 25th, 1986.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

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.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 25th of July.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 25th of July.

  • Republic Day in Tunisia

Weather on July 25th, 1986.

Historical weather information for July 25th, 1986.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on July 25th, 1986.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 25th, 1986.

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 25th, 1986 was most likely conceived around the 15th of October, 1985.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 25th, 1986 is close to the 4th of May, 1987.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 25th, 1986.

  • A total of 12,707 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,815 weeks have passed.
  • 1,097,884,800 seconds have passed since the July 25th, 1986.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,280,865,600 times.
  • Since July 25th, 1986, the earth has travelled approximately 566,508,556,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 182,980,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 94,418,093 steps. That's about 41,964 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,174,618 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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