Friday 26 December 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hugo Lloris and Selen Soyder.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gecenin öteki yüzü.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back or Drag Race Eliminator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1986 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Hugo Lloris: French football/soccer player, a goalkeeper for English club Tottenham Hotspur and captain of the France national team.
- Selen Soyder: Model.
- Kit Harington: TV Actor.
- Mew Azama: Japanese model and actress.
- Elsa Lanchester: Lewisham London, England -- Actress (Bride of Frankenstien).
- Captured Iraqi Airways Boeing-737 in Saudi Arabia, about 60 killed
- TV soap Search for Tomorrow ends 35 year run
- Doug Jarvis, age 31, sets NHL record of 916 consecutive games.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Janet Jackson - Control
- War (Live) - Bruce Springsteen
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong
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