Wednesday 14 May 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sarbel and Clay Matthews.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston.
In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits.
Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk or Ganso Saiyūki: Super Monkey Daibōken.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1986 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Sarbel: Greek-born singer.
- Clay Matthews: Football Player.
- Alyosha : Ukrainian singer.
- Andrea Bovo: Italian footballer.
- Marco Motta: Italian footballer.
- Camila Sodi: Mexican actress and singer
- Institute for War documents publishes Anne Frank's complete diary.
- Reggie Jackson hits his 537th homerun passing Mickey Mantle into 6th place on the Major League Baseball all-time homerun list.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Madonna - Live To Tell
- The Outfield - Your Love
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Miami Sound Machine - Bad Boy
- Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - If You Leave
- Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
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