Tuesday 20 May 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matti Saari and Kyle Harris.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston.
In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits.
Cobra, directed by George P. Cosmatos, 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 The Castle or Fantasy Zone.
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1986 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Matti Saari: Finnish serial killer, who performed the The Kauhajoki school shooting on 23 September 2008, at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences in Western Finland.
- Kyle Harris: TV Actor.
- Dexter Blackstock: English footballer.
- Robert Emms: English actor.
- Vitória Frate: Brazilian actress.
- Yon González: Spanish actor
- Louisa Krause: American actress
- Stéphane Mbia: Cameroonian footballer
- Anthony Neely: American-Taiwanese singer-songwriter
- Jiřina Svobodová: Czech pole vaulter
- Bernard Naylor: Composer, dies at 78.
- Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration airs on CBS-tv
- Christy Fichtner, age 23, of Texas, crowned 35th Miss USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- Madonna - Live To Tell
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - If You Leave
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Miami Sound Machine - Bad Boy
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Mike + The Mechanics - All I Need Is A Miracle
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