Tuesday 26 August 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood.
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.
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1986 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Cassie: American singer.
- Vladislav Gussev: Estonian footballer.
- Colin Kazim-Richards: English-Turkish footballer.
- Big KRIT: Rapper.
- Cassie Ventura: American R&B singer.
- Ted Knight: American actor, disk jockey, singer, puppeteer, ventriloquist and radio actor.
- Jennifer Levin strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park: New York.
- Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Bananarama - Venus
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
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