Wednesday April 02, 1986
US date format: 4/2/1986, UK date format: 2/4/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Ibrahim Afellay and Andris Biedrins.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco.
In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits.
Wise Guys, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Nerilka'S Story by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fat Worm Blows a Sparky or King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 02, 1986?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
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- NCAA adopts 3-point basketball rule (19 feet 9 inch distance).
- George Corley Wallace (Governor-Democrat-Alabama) announces retirement plans.
- Four US passengers killed by bomb at Trans World Airlines counter in Athens Airport, Greece.
- A bomb explodes on a Trans World Airlines flight from Rome to Athens, killing 4 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 02, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- New Edition - A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)
- The Gap Band - Going In Circles
- Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Teddy Pendergrass - Love 4/2
- Stevie Wonder - Overjoyed
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 02If April 02, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 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?