Saturday 16 August 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna.
In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits.
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1986 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Kim Oh-sung: South Korean footballer.
- Shawn Pyfrom: American actor.
- Yu Darvish: Japanese baseball player.
- Kim Oh-Sung: South Korean footballer.
- Chris Reynolds: Welsh DJ.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Bananarama - Venus
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
- Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven
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