Tuesday 9 September 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luc Mbah a Moute and Jason Lamy-Chappuis.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun) by Berlin.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, 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 Zoobilee Zoo.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darius or Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others..
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1986 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Luc Mbah a Moute: Cameroonian basketball player.
- Jason Lamy-Chappuis: American-born French athlete who participated in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver: he took a Gold Medal for France in the Nordic Combined.
- Jose Aldo: MMA Fighter.
- Yung Berg: Rapper.
- Michael Bowden: American baseball player.
- At the Palladium in Manhattan, New York, Compaq Computer introduces the Compaq Deskpro 386, the first 80386-based personal computer offered by a major computer manufacturer. The Model 40 features a 16 MHz Intel 80386 and 40 MB hard drive, for US$6449. The Model 130 has a 130 MB hard drive, for US$8799.
- New York City jury indicts Gennadly Zakharov (Soviet United Nations employee) of spying.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Bananarama - Venus
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom
- Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Regina - Baby Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
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