Friday 8 August 1986
It was Friday, 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.
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1986 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Kateryna Bondarenko: Ukrainian tennis player.
- Pierre Garçon: American football player.
- Cody Lightning: Canadian actor.
- Peyton List: American actress.
- Chris Pressley: American football player.
- Charlotte Stokely: American porn actress
- Pierre Garcon: American football player
- Finnball : YouTube Star
- Record 3 grandslams in a game- (Harrah-Tex, Sheets & Dwyer-Orioles)
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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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?