Friday 29 August 1986
It was Friday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1986 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Lea Michele: American actress and singer.
- Lauren Collins: TV Actress.
- Hajime Isayama: Cartoonist.
- Joem Bascon: Filipino actor.
- Phakin Khamwilaisak: Thai actor and singer.
- Morocco King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Bananarama - Venus
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 29 August 1986 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?