Monday 13 January 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Josefine Preuss and Naomi Kyle.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP or Hypaball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1986 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Josefine Preuss: TV Actress.
- Naomi Kyle: TV Show Host.
- Lindsey Bell: YouTube Star.
- Laura Ludwig: German beach volleyball player.
- Joannie Rochette: Canadian figure skater.
- Abdel Fattah Ismail: President of South-Yemen (1969-80), murdered.
- NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams.
- A month-long violent struggle begins in Aden, South Yemen between supporters of Ali Nasir Muhammad and Abdul Fattah Ismail, resulting in thousands of casualties.
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
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
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