Saturday 22 February 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston.
In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits.
House, directed by Steve Miner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1986 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
- Choi Daniel: South Korean actor and singer.
- Miko Hughes: American actor.
- Rajon Rondo: American basketball player.
- Start of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
- Mr. Mister - Kyrie
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Starship - Sara
- James Brown - Living In America
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- The Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town
- Mike + The Mechanics - Silent Running
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
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