Tuesday 16 September 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hasib Hussain and Farina Pao.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News.
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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Crime Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gumshoe or Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest.
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1986 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Hasib Hussain: British alleged terrorist, thought by Scotland Yard to have been one of the men who detonated bombs on the London underground system on July 7, 2005.
- Farina Pao: Actress and singer Urban and Caribbean music (dancehall, reggaeton, hip hop, among others),.
- Ian Harding: American Actor.
- Kyla Pratt: American actress.
- Gordon Beckham: American baseball player.
- Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Bananarama - Venus
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Daryl Hall - Dreamtime
- Regina - Baby Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
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