Wednesday 3 December 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Radek Smolenak and Abel Chennouf.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
¡Three Amigos!, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Howard the Duck or Asterix and the Magic Cauldron.
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Which were the important events of 3 December 1986 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Radek Smolenak: Czech hockey player.
- Abel Chennouf: French soldier (caporal, paratrooper), son of Albert Chennouf-Meyer, a "pied-noir" coming from Algeria.
- Frank Elegar: American basketball player.
- James Laurinaitis: American football player.
- Radek Smoleňák: Czech ice hockey player.
- Josh Vaughan: American football player
- Sri Lanka all out 55 versus West Indies in one-dayer Walsh 5-1 in four 3 overs.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Cameo - Word Up
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- The Human League - Human
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
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