Wednesday 17 December 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1986 ?
- Matt Costello: American baseball player, he was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2009 Amateur Draft.
- Emma Bell: Movie Actress.
- Vanessa Zima: American actress.
- Ron Kass: Record co President (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer.
- US Congress forms "Irangate" committee.
- Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the first heart, lung, and liver transplant (Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
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