Wednesday January 01, 1986, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1986, UK date format: 1/1/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Colin Morgan and Colin Morgan.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Secrets by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Arsenal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Sprint or Brataccas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1986?
- Barbra Striesand and Jon Peters relationship breaks up
- International Peace Year begins
- New York City transit fare rises from 90 cents to $1.00
- The Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic are admitted into the European Community.
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- Bruce Norris: American hockey executive (Detroit Red...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- The Housemartins - Caravan Of Love
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
- Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat
- Erasure - Sometimes
- A-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 8 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 14 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?