Sunday May 04, 1986
US date format: 5/4/1986, UK date format: 4/5/1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 4, 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 George Hill (basketball) and Scott Spedding.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Nerilka'S Story by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Imogen or Mermaid Madness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 04, 1986?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
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- President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 04, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Prince - Kiss
- Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
- The Rolling Stones - Harlem Shuffle
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- The Outfield - Your Love
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Bangles - Manic Monday
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own
- The Jets - Crush On You
- The S.O.S. Band - The Finest
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- Freddie Jackson - Love Is Just A Touch Away
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 04If May 04, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 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?