Sunday 24 August 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Konstantin Hert and Arian Foster.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna.
In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits.
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Equinox.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Warrior or The Great Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1986 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Konstantin Hert: YouTube Star.
- Arian Foster: Football Player.
- Nick Adenhart: American baseball player (Born 1986).
- Joseph Akpala: Nigerian footballer.
- Shanthanu Bhagyaraj: Indian actor.
- Fabiano Santacroce: Italian footballer
- Juli Inkster wins Atlantic City LPGA Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Bananarama - Venus
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
- Wham! - The Edge Of Heaven
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