Thursday 9 October 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 October 1986 ?
- Derek Holland: American baseball player.
- Laure Manaudou: French swimmer, born to Jean-Luc Manaudou and Dutch Olga Schippers.
- Phantom of the Opera premeires in London
- Senate convicted US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment
- Gilbert Perreault of the Buffalo Sabres becomes 12th NHL player to score 500 goals.
- News Corporation completes its acquisition of the Metromedia group of companies, thereby launching Fox Broadcasting Company.
- US Senate convicts US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him the fifth federal official to be removed from office through impeachment.
- The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.
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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