Friday 17 January 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hale Appleman and Chloe Lattanzi.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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 Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Castle or Hyper Dyne Side Arms.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1986 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Hale Appleman: American actor.
- Chloe Lattanzi: American singer and actress, the daughter of singer Olivia Newton-John and her husband Matt Lattanzi.
- Dan Campbell: Punk Singer.
- Tim Witherspoon beats Tony Tubbs in 15 to regain WBA heavyweight title.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
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