Thursday 12 June 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle.
In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits.
The Karate Kid, Part II, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1986 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Sergio Rodriguez: Spanish basketball player.
- Erik Ainge: American football player.
- Jamie Darley: English-American model and actress.
- Stanislava Komarova: Russian swimmer.
- Sergio Rodríguez: Spanish basketball player.
- Benjamin Schmideg: Australian actor
- Harry Taylor: Australian footballer
- Frankie Palmeri: Metal Singer
- Carla Abellana: Filipina actress
- Mario Casas: TV Actor
- P W Botha declares South African national emergency.
- South Africa declares a nationwide state of emergency.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Madonna - Live To Tell
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- George Michael - A Different Corner
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- Mike + The Mechanics - All I Need Is A Miracle
- Level 42 - Something About You
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