Sunday 17 August 1986
It was Sunday, 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 Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy 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 17 August 1986 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Bryton James: American actor and singer.
- Tyrus Thomas: American basketball player.
- Ariadne Diaz: Soap Opera Actress.
- Rudy Gay: American basketball player.
- Bryton McClure: Lakewood, California -- Actor (Richie-Family Matters).
- Cindy Mackey wins LPGA MasterCard International Golf Pro-Am
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
- Red Sox trade shortstop Rey Quinones and pitcher Mike Trujillo to Mariners for shortstop Spike Owen and outfielder Dave Henderson
- Rioting at DMC concert, 40 injured
- Bronze pig statue unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place Market.
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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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