Wednesday 18 June 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Gasquet and Richard Madden.
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 Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars or Jewels of Darkness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 June 1986 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Richard Gasquet: French professional tennis player, he won a Bronze medal for Men's doubles tennis at the 2012 Olympics.
- Richard Madden: Movie Actor.
- Edgars Eriņš: Latvian decathlete.
- 52 die in plane / helicopter collision over Grand Canyon
- De Havilland Twin Otter and Bell 206 helicopter collide, kills 25
- Heike Friedrich swims female world record 200m freestyle (1:57.55)
- Papua New Guinea score 9-455 in 60 overs vs. Gibraltar, ICC Trophy
- Don Sutton of the California Angels becomes 19th pitcher to win 300 games.
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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