Sunday 2 February 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1986 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
Famous Birthdays:02 February
- Gino Hernandez: American professional wrestler (d. 1986).
- Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
- NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 28-24.
- Oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica.
- Ayako Okamoto win LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
- Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India.
- One of Australia's worst crimes, the Anita Cobby murder, occurs.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Bruce Springsteen - My Hometown
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Paul McCartney - Spies Like Us
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- Stevie Wonder - Go Home
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