Wednesday 8 January 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jessica Parker Kennedy and Maria Ozawa.
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 Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fer et Flamme or Ikari Warriors.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1986 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Jessica Parker Kennedy: Canadian actress.
- Maria Ozawa: Japanese/French-Canadian pornstar.
- Jamie T: Rock Singer.
- P Reign: Rapper.
- David Silva: Spanish footballer.
- Jaclyn Linetsky: Canadian voice actress (Born 1986)
- Yaroslav Seifert: Czechoslovakian poet (Nobel Prize 1984), dies at age 84.
- US President Ronald Reagan freezes Libyan assets in the US.
- Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year.
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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