Saturday 6 December 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kevin Ray and Lindy Tsang.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
The Golden Child, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alter Ego or Championship Baseball.
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1986 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Kevin Ray: Bassist.
- Lindy Tsang: YouTube Star.
- Sean Edwards: English race car driver (d. 2013).
- Georgia Horsley: English model Miss England 2007.
- Matt Niskanen: American ice hockey player.
- Malik Oussekine: Algerian/French student, killed by police at age 22.
- 52nd Heisman Trophy Award: Vinny Testaverde, Miami Florida (quarterback).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Cameo - Word Up
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- The Human League - Human
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
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