Sunday 20 July 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
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- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Osric Chau: TV Actor.
- Morgane Blondy: French passenger of the train Paris-Limoges derailing at the station of Brétigny-sur-Orge in July 2013.
- Helen Craig: Actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74.
- Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- In South Africa, police fire tear gas into a church service for families of those held under the government's emergency decrees.
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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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