Thursday 28 August 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mohombi and Jeff Green.
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.
On TV people were watching Rölli.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ganso Saiyūki: Super Monkey Daibōken or Hollywood or Bust.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1986 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Mohombi: Swedish-Colognese singer.
- Jeff Green: American basketball player.
- Armie Hammer: Movie Actor.
- Florence Welch: British singer (Florence + the Machine).
- Sarah Christophers: Australian-Filipino actress.
- Tommy Hanson: American baseball player (d. 2015)
- Simon Mannering: New Zealand rugby player
- Gilad Shalit: Israeli soldier and journalist
- Bolivia President Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege
- Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium
- United States Navy officer Jerry A. Whitworth is sentenced to 365 years imprisonment for espionage for the Soviet Union.
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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