Thursday 11 December 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roy Hibbert and Tyvon Branch.
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 The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airheart or Ace of Aces.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 December 1986
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1986 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Roy Hibbert: Basketball Player.
- Tyvon Branch
- Phylea Rashād: American noted family, the daughter of actress Phylicia Ayers Rashād, co-star on "The Cosby Show" and her husband, NBC sportscaster Ahmad Rashād.
- Paul Keenan: Actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30.
- South Africa censors press.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
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 #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
Top #10 Latin songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?