Friday 10 October 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Rolland and Andrew McCutchen.
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 Galaforce or James Bond 007: Goldfinger.
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1986 ?
- Pierre Rolland: French road bicycle racer, professional since 2007.
- Andrew McCutchen: Baseball Player.
- Ezequiel Garay: Argentinian footballer.
- Nathan Jawai: Australian basketball player.
- Ellen Wang: Norwegian bassist and composer.
- Gleb Wataghin: Ukrainian-Italian physicist and academic (d. 1986).
- 7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador
- Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns.
- An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale strikes San Salvador, El Salvador, killing an estimated 1,500 people.
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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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