Monday 7 July 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sindee Jennings and Sevyn Streeter.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Holding Back The Years by Simply Red.
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 Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Solunski patrdii.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby Bearing or Captured.
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Sindee Jennings
- Sevyn Streeter: American rapper and singer–songwriter, best known for being a member of the girl groups TG4 and RichGirl where she was known as Se7en.
- Ana Kasparian: American journalist and producer.
- Cort Carpenter: Country Singer.
- Udo Schwarz: German rugby player.
- IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released
- It is reported Boy George is being treated for heroin addiction
- Jordan government shuts al-Fatah offices
- Supreme Court struck down Gramm-Rudman deficit-reduction law
- US actress Deborah Hunter marries actor Michael Tylo
- US Supreme Court strikes down Gramm-Rudman deficit-reduction law.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny (Short Circuit Theme)
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Howard Jones - No One Is To Blame
- The Moody Blues - Your Wildest Dreams
- The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Tuff Enuff
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