Thursday 2 October 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Camilla Belle .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Eisenhower At War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Highway or Kane.
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 this week ?
Which were the important events of 2 October 1986 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Failed assassination attempt on India Premier Rajiv Gandhi
- Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)
- New York Met Dwight Gooden is 1st to strike out 200 or more in 1st 3 seasons
- Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Daryl Hall - Dreamtime
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?