Sunday 5 January 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include J P Arencibia and Teppei Koike.
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.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aardvark or King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch.
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 5 January 1986 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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
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
- Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- 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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Sport Games on 5 January 1986
- New England Patriots - Los Angeles Raiders : 27 - 20
- New York Giants - Chicago Bears : 0 - 21
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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 ?