Saturday 19 July 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dennis Lee and Jinder Mahal.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Maximum Overdrive, directed by Stephen King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Solunski patrdii.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Future Knight or Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1986 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Dennis Lee: Rock Singer.
- Jinder Mahal: Wrestler.
- Arielle Scarcella: YouTube Star.
- Leandro Greco: Italian footballer.
- Indian pitcher Phil Niekro wins his 307th game tying him with
- Tim Witherspoon KOs Frank Bruno in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
- Caroline Kennedy weds Edwin A Schlossberg in Centerville, Massachusetts.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- The Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
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