Friday 5 December 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Murphy and LeGarrette Blount.
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.
The Golden Child, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dribble or Laser Hawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1986 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Patrick Murphy: American accident victim, Murphy and his friend Michael Heitz, died at about 8:30 PM on January 9, 2004 in a fiery car crash on Route 128 in Manchester, MA when a drunk driver, speeding on the wrong side of the highway, collided into the car in which Heitz was the front seat passenger and Murphy was driving.
- LeGarrette Blount: Football Player.
- James Hinchcliffe: Canadian race car driver.
- Justin Smoak: American baseball player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Cameo - Word Up
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- The Human League - Human
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
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