Thursday 19 June 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Diego Hypolito and Marie Dorin-Habert.
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 180 or Alley Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 June 1986 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Diego Hypolito: Brazilian gymnast.
- Marie Dorin-Habert: French biathlete, she won 2 gold medals (individual sprint event and pursuit event) at the world championships (7 and 8 March 2015) and a bronze one at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics (a silver with the French relay).
- Jeremy Lenzo: Bassist.
- Lázaro Borges: Cuban pole vaulter.
- Nazareno Casero: Argentinian actor.
- Andrea De Falco: Italian footballer
- Sjoerd Huisman: Dutch speed skater (d. 2013)
- Diego Hypólito: Brazilian gymnast
- Erin Mackey: American actress and singer
- Dimitris Sialmas: Greek footballer
- Marvin Williams: American basketball player.
- Coluche [Michel Colucci]: French comic, dies at 41.
- Murray P Haydon: Artificial heart recipient, dies at 59 in Louisville, Kentucky.
- Coluche : French film actor and comedian, he tried to be candidate for French presidence without success.
- Len Bias: 1st pick of Celtics, suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure.
- Len Bias, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure (born 1963).
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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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