Friday 3 January 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lloyd Polite and Nash Overstreet.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yes, Prime Minister.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Castle or Mantronix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 3 January 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
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Lloyd Polite: American R&B singer.
- Nash Overstreet: Guitarist.
- Dana Hussain: Iraqi sprinter.
- Greg Nwokolo: Indonesian footballer.
- Jessica O'Rourke: American footballer.
- Dmitry Starodubtsev: Russian pole vaulter
- Jacob Timpano: Australian footballer
- Allan Walker: Actor / writer (Red Buttons Show), dies at 64
- Jens Bjerre: Composer, dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Phil Collins - Separate Lives
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Arcadia - Election Day
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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 ?