Saturday 11 January 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1986 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Rachel Riley: British television presenter.
- Sid Chaplin: UK novelist (Born 1916).
- 1st black lt gov since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Va)
- First US black Lieutenant-Governor since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Virginia).
- The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat
- A-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- The Housemartins - Caravan Of Love
- Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
- Erasure - Sometimes
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 11 January 1986 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?