Wednesday November 12, 1986
US date format: 11/12/1986, UK date format: 12/11/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Ignazio Abate and Nedum Onuoha.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, directed by Leonard Nimoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mind Walker or Championship Wrestling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 12, 1986?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
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- Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously
- Greater Manchester Police announce that they are to search for the bodies of 2 missing children (who both vanished more than 20 years ago) after the Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley confess to 2 more murders.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 12, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- The Human League - Human
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) - Crazay
- One Way - Don't Think About It
- Millie Jackson - Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?