Monday 24 February 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Rouault and Dre Davis.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Kyrie by Mr. Mister.
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 Cyberun or Defender of the Crown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1986 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Sébastien Rouault: French swimmer, he won two gold medals at the European championships, on 800m and 1500m (freestyle).
- Dre Davis: TV Actress.
- Bryce Papenbrook: Voice Actor.
- Wojtek Wolski: Polish-Canadian ice hockey player.
- Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for US$676 million.
- Voyager 2, first Uranus fly-by.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mr. Mister - Kyrie
- Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
- Starship - Sara
- James Brown - Living In America
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- The Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town
- Mike + The Mechanics - Silent Running
- Atlantic Starr - Secret Lovers
- Heart - These Dreams
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