Monday 1 December 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
Heartbreak Ridge, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1986 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
Famous Birthdays:01 December
- Frank McCarthy: American producer (Born 1912).
- Lee Dorsey: American singer-songwriter (d. 1986).
- Robert L "Bobby" Layne: football player (Detroit Lions), dies at age 59.
- [Irving] Lee Dorsey [Kid Chocolate]: US boxer/singer, dies at age 59.
- Horace Heidt: Alameda, California -- Orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon).
- Paul McCartney releases Only Love Remains
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- The Human League - Human
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Cameo - Word Up
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
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