Thursday 16 October 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson.
In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1986 ?
- Nicky Adams: English-Welsh footballer.
- Derk Boerrigter: Dutch footballer.
- Craig Pickering: English sprinter and bobsledder.
- Inna : Pop Singer.
- Raggedy Ann opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 5 performances
- Marie Osmond marries Brian Blosil
- US government closes down due to budget problems.
- Armand Hammer returns to US with Jewish refusenik David Goldfarb.
- Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to summit all 14 Eight-thousanders.
- Ron Arad, Israeli Weapons System Officer, is captured by Lebanese Shi'ite militia Amal.
- The International Olympic Committee chooses Albertville, France to be the host city of the 1992 Winter Olympics and Barcelona, Spain to be the host city of the 1992 Summer Olympics. The IOC also announces that the summer and winter games will separate with the winter games on every even, common year starting from 1992.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
- Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - All Cried Out
- Billy Joel - A Matter Of Trust
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