Thursday 8 May 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1986.
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1986 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Marie De Villepin: French model, actress and singer.
- James Elmer: Field Hockey Player.
- Liam MacKay: YouTube Star.
- Pemra Özgen: Turkish tennis player.
- Galen Rupp: American runner.
- Marvell Wynne: American soccer player
- Ernle Bradford: English historian and writer (Born 1922).
- Óscar Arias is inaugurated into his first term as President of Costa Rica.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- The Outfield - Your Love
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Miami Sound Machine - Bad Boy
- The Rolling Stones - Harlem Shuffle
- Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - If You Leave
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Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?