Sunday 6 July 1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Caroline Welz and Veronica Angeloni.
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 Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Solunski patrdii.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back or Argus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Caroline Welz
- Veronica Angeloni
- Leon Frierson: American actor and rapper.
- Sarah Gronert: German tennis player.
- Derrick Williams: American football player.
- 100th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (64 63 75)
- Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship
- Bob Horner becomes 11th player to hit 4 home runs in a game
- Ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup in Philippines
- Davis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.
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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