Wednesday 17 September 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sanaya Irani and De La Ghetto .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, directed by John McNaughton, 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 Crime Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest or Mantronix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1986 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Sanaya Irani: Indian actress.
- De La Ghetto : Reggae Singer.
- Ravichandran Ashwin: Indian cricketer.
- Paolo De Ceglie: Italian footballer.
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka: Japanese voice actor.
- Yussef Suleiman: Syrian footballer (d. 2013)
- Patricia Phoenix: English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62.
- Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
- Mets clinch NL East Championship
- US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Bananarama - Venus
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Daryl Hall - Dreamtime
- Regina - Baby Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
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