Tuesday 17 June 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Nee and Somaya Reece.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle.
In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits.
The Karate Kid, Part II, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Firelord or Infiltrator.
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1986 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Joseph Nee: American youth accused of plotting a Columbine-style massacre at his high school.
- Somaya Reece: Rapper.
- Marie Avgeropoulos: TV Actress.
- Apoula Edel: Armenian footballer.
- Helen Glover: English rower.
- Kate Smith: American singer ("God Bless America"), dies in Raleigh, North Carolina at age 78 (born 1907).
- Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns Antonin Scalia nominated
- US Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns; Antonin Scalia nominated.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Madonna - Live To Tell
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- George Michael - A Different Corner
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- Heart - Nothin' At All (Remix)
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