Wednesday February 12, 1986
US date format: 2/12/1986, UK date format: 12/2/1986
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 12, 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 Valorie Curry and Anne-Caroline Graffe.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston.
In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits.
At Close Range, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treffpunkt Flughafen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Golden Path or Hottāman no Chitei Tanken.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 12, 1986?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 12, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Meli'sa Morgan - Do Me Baby
- Five Star - Let Me Be The One
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Guilty
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Atlantic Starr - Secret Lovers
- Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
- Freddie Jackson - He'll Never Love You (Like I Do)
- Rene & Angela - Your Smile
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