Monday 6 October 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tereza Kerndlova and Brandy Brewer.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Fighter or Druid.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Tereza Kerndlova: Czech singer.
- Brandy Brewer: Model.
- Tereza Kerndlová: Czech singer.
- Meg Myers: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Mohammad Shukri: Malaysian cricketer.
- Alexander Kronrod: Russian mathematician and computer scientist (d. 1986).
- Russian nuclear sub sinks in Atlantic Ocean
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Daryl Hall - Dreamtime
Top #5 songs in the UK
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