Thursday 3 July 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Greg Paulus and Thomas Bouhail.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean.
In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits.
The Great Mouse Detective, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Light Force or Athena.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 July 1986 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Greg Paulus: American basketball and football player.
- Thomas Bouhail: French gymnast, world champion (Rotterdam 2010) and a silver medalist in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
- Marco de Mattos Filho: Brazilian footballer.
- Robina Muqimyar: Afghan Sprinter.
- Rudy Vallee: singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at age 84.
- President Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan presides over the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Patti LaBelle - On My Own
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
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