Monday December 08, 1986
US date format: 12/8/1986, UK date format: 8/12/1986
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Kate Voegele and Amir Khan.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Metroid or Brataccas.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 08, 1986?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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- US House Democrats select majority leader Jim Wright as 48th speaker.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 08, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Isaac Hayes - Ike's Rap/Hey Girl
Sport Games on December 08, 1986
- Los Angeles Raiders - Seattle Seahawks : 0 - 37
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?