Friday 12 September 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, 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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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Kamila Chudzik: Polish heptathlete.
- Akwasi Fobi-Edusei: English footballer.
- Joanne Jackson: English swimmer.
- Yuto Nagatomo: Japanese footballer.
- Dimitrios Regas: Greek sprinter.
- 240.49 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
- Twins fire manager Ray Miller and replace him with coach Tom Kelly
- The 3-D film Captain Eo, starring Michael Jackson, opens in the Magic Eye Theater in EPCOT Center at Walt Disney World. It cost over US$17 million to produce, making it the most costly movie to date, at about US$1 million per minute. Lucasfilm provided more than 150 special effects for the 17-minute movie.
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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