Wednesday 6 August 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Transformers: The Movie, directed by Nelson Shin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel 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 6 August 1986 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Lauren Watson: Movie Actress.
- Michael Parr: Soap Opera Actor.
- Mehmet Akgün: Turkish footballer.
- Raphael Pyrasch: German rugby player.
- Reby Sky: American wrestler and model.
- Orioles (Dwyer & Sheets) and Rangers (Harrah) hit record 3 grand slams
- Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM
- Record 3 grand slams hit in game Tx vs. Baltimore (Harrah, Sheets & Dwyer)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Bananarama - Venus
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
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