Wednesday 8 October 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Dodds and Michele Sepe.
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 Fairlight II or Ghost House.
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1986 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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- RUN DMC calls for a day of peace among LA street gangs
- Mike Scott ties playoff record of 14 strikeouts, beats New York Mets 1-0.
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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