Tuesday 24 June 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Solange Knowles and Jorge Narvaez.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle.
In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits.
Labyrinth, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Argus or Miami Vice.
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1986 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Solange Knowles: R&B Singer.
- Jorge Narvaez: YouTube Star.
- Stuart Broad: English cricketer.
- Phil Hughes: American baseball player.
- US Senate approves tax reform
- Guy Hunt elected first Republican governor of Alabama in 112 years.
- The Dominican Republic recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- George Michael - A Different Corner
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
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