Wednesday 23 July 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, 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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Which were the important events of 23 July 1986 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Natalie Tran: Vietnamese-Australian Youtube video blogger.
- Ayaka Komatsu: Japanese model actress and singer.
- Nelson Philippe: French race car driver.
- Reece Ritchie: English actor.
- Yelena Sokolova: Russian long jumper.
- Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen: Composer, dies at 73.
- King Hassan II meets with Israeli Premier Simon Peres
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- Billy Joel - Modern Woman
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