Saturday 5 July 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean.
In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits.
The Great Mouse Detective, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour 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 5 July 1986 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Adam Young: Pop Singer.
- Piermario Morosini: Italian footballer (d. 2012).
- Alexander Radulov: Russian ice hockey player.
- 93rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats H Mandlikova (76 63)
- Nancy Reagan cuts red, white and blue ribbon; reopens Statue of Liberty
- Statue of Liberty is reopened after it is refurbished
- First Lady Nancy Reagan cuts red, white and blue ribbon; reopens Statue of Liberty to the public following an extensive refurbishing.
- The newly recognized sovereign tribe Mashantucket Pequot open a US$4 million bingo hall on tribal land in Connecticut, USA. Construction was funded by a loan from the United Arab-American Bank.
- The Statue of Liberty is reopened to the public after an extensive refurbishment.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
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