Thursday 17 April 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Romain Grosjean and Paula Lane.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jossy's Giants.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars or Hollywood Hijinx.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1986 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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- Bessie Head: Writer.
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Larry McMurtry for Lonesome Dove
- IBM produces first megabit-chip.
- Netherlands and the Scilly Islands sign peace treaty (war of 1651).
- The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years' War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.
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