Friday 10 January 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Abigail Clancy and Saleisha Stowers.
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 Alter Ego or James Bond 007: Goldfinger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 10 January 1986!
Which were the important events of 10 January 1986 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Abigail Clancy: English model.
- Saleisha Stowers: American model.
- Jay Mendoza: Vine Star.
- Abbey Clancy: Model.
- Kirsten Flipkens: Belgian tennis player.
- Hideaki Ikematsu: Japanese footballer
- Chen Jin: Chinese badminton player
- Kenneth Vermeer: Dutch footballer
- Joseph Kraft: US columnist, dies at age 61.
- STS 61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Kennedy
- Palau signs Compact of Free Association with US.
Where were your ancestors 100 years before 10 January 1986
Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.
Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.
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')
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?