Sunday 23 February 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Skylar Grey and Emerson Conceição.
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.
On TV people were watching Supernova Flashman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Event Golf or Mermaid Madness.
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1986 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Skylar Grey: American musician.
- Emerson Conceição: Brazilian footballer.
- Kazuya Kamenashi: Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (KAT-TUN and Shūji to Akira).
- Boipelo Makhothi: Lesotho swimmer.
- Jerod Mayo: American football player.
- Ola Svensson: Swedish singer-songwriter
- Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register / Samaritan Golf Classic
- Despite losing his arbitration case, Boston Red Sox player Wade Boggs receives largest arbitration settlement (US$1.35 million).
- Nelli Fiere-Cooman runs world record 60 metre indoor (7.00 seconds).
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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