Monday 6 January 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1986 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Alex Turner: English musician (Arctic Monkeys).
- Petter Northug: Skier.
- Irina Shayk: Russian-born model, 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model.
- Paul McShane: Irish footballer.
- Benjamin Simm: German rugby player.
- Mike Teel: American football player
- Louis Lebeer: Dutch art historian, dies at age 90.
- STS 61-C scrubbed at T-31sec because of liquid oxygen valve problem
- Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg.
- British Defense Secretary Michael Heseltine resigns.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat
- A-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- The Housemartins - Caravan Of Love
- Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
- Erasure - Sometimes
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?