troubleshooting Question

Convert varchar to datetime returns out-of-range value

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008SQL
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I was provided data (believe from Oracle Server) that has several date columns. Some of the columns imported to datetime no issue while others are varchar. I need to switch the varchar to datetime. I can't determine what records are the issue. I've tried the isdate but the only records it brings back are null. I took of the time and AM hoping that was the issue but didn't work. There are over 600,000 records so how can I determine the issue? Here are a few record examples:
12/1/1986
1/1/1987
2/1/1987
4/1/1987
5/1/1987

Using SQL Server 2008 R2
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