Friday 4 July 1986, US Independence Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fanny Valette and Mía Taveras.
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.
Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadly Towers or Labyrinth: The Computer Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Fanny Valette: French actress.
- Mía Taveras: Dominican model and actress Miss Dominican Republic 2006.
- Ömer Aşık: Turkish basketball player.
- Takahisa Masuda: Japanese singer and actor (NEWS and Tegomass).
- Nguyen Duy: Vietnamese footballer.
- Flor Peeters: Antwerp, Belgium -- Organist / composer (Lied Symphony).
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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