Friday January 03, 1986
US date format: 1/3/1986, UK date format: 3/1/1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 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 Nicole LaPlaca and Tadeh Amirian.
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 The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Arsenal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum or Agent X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 03, 1986?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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- Jens Bjerre: Composer, dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 03, 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 03If January 03, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 8 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?