Saturday 26 April 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
No Retreat, No Surrender, directed by Corey Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1986 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
Famous Birthdays:26 April
- Actor / body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver
- Game between Angels and Twins delayed for 9 minutes by strong winds
- Worst nuclear disaster, 4th reactor at Chernobyl USSR explodes, 31 die
- Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marshall Holman.
- A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?