Tuesday 8 July 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Renata Costa (Koki) and Jake McDorman.
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.
The Great Mouse Detective, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Solunski patrdii.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing James Bond 007: Goldfinger or Metroid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1986 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Renata Costa (Koki): Brazilian footballer.
- Jake McDorman: American actor.
- Renata Costa: Brazilian footballer.
- Kenza Farah: Algerian-French singer-songwriter.
- Skeeter Webb: American baseball player and manager (d. 1986).
- Zimbabwe beats Netherlands by 25 runs to win ICC Trophy
- In North Palm Springs, California, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs.
- NASA establishes Safety, Reliability and Quality Assurance standards for space shuttle program.
- U.S. Steel changes its company name to USX Corporation.
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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