Tuesday 28 January 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel 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 28 January 1986 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Jessica Ennis: British athlete.
- Nathan Outteridge: Australian sailor.
- Antonis Petropoulos: Greek footballer.
- Asad Shafiq: Pakistani cricketer.
- Matt Heafy: Guitarist.
- Christa McAuliffe: American astronaut and teacher, the first private citizen allowed into outer space via national selection and an instant celebrity in her connection to the fated expedition of the NASA spacecraft "Challenger.
- Greg Jarvis: crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (Born 1944).
- Judith Resnik: American astronaut.
- Ellison S Onizuka: Hawaii, United States -- Major USAF / ast, dies in Challenger disaster.
- Francis R Scobee: Washington, United States -- USAF / Astronaut, dies in Challenger disaster.
- Judith Arlene Resnik: Akron Oh, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
- Michael J Smith: Beaufort NC, Cmdr USN, astr, dies in Challenger
- Ronald E McNair: Lake City SC, astr, dies in Challenger disaster
- Ronald McNair: crew of Space Shuttle Challenger (Born 1950)
- Ellison Onizuka: American astronaut aboard the Challenger which lifted off 1/28/86; 11:39 AM EST from Cape Kennedy, FL. It exploded 1 minute 12 seconds later.
- 25th Space Shuttle mission (51L) - Challenger 10 explodes 73 seconds after liftoff. Killed are: Christa McAuliffe (teacher), Dr Judith Arlene Resnik, US Air Force Major Ellison S Onizuka, US Air Force Francis R Scobee, payload specialist Gregory B. Jarvis, US Navy Commander Michael J Smith, Ronald E McNair.
- Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Bruce Springsteen - My Hometown
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- Paul McCartney - Spies Like Us
- Stevie Wonder - Go Home
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
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