Friday August 08, 1986
US date format: 8/8/1986, UK date format: 8/8/1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Peyton List and Cody Lightning.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera.
In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits.
Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Annals of Rome or Championship Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1986?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
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- Record 3 grandslams in a game- (Harrah-Tex, Sheets & Dwyer-Orioles)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Bananarama - Venus
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Anita Baker - Sweet Love
- - Rumors
- Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Melba Moore & Kashif - Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
- ConFunkShun - Burnin' Love
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 08If August 08, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 21 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?