Tuesday 7 January 1986, Orthodox Christmas
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jinxx and Grant Leadbitter.
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 Bachman Books by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars or Lock-On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1986 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
Famous Birthdays:07 January
- Chicago Bears defeat New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX
- Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes
- STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems
- US President Ronald Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya.
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
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Mr. Mister - Broken Wings
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
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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