Friday 12 September 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emmy Rossum and Joanne Jackson.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun) by Berlin.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, 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 Crime Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mr. Mephisto or Crackout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Emmy Rossum: American actress and singer.
- Joanne Jackson: English swimmer.
- Alfie Allen: TV Actor.
- Akwasi Fobi-Edusei: English footballer.
- Yuto Nagatomo: Japanese footballer.
- 240.49 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
- Twins fire manager Ray Miller and replace him with coach Tom Kelly
- The 3-D film Captain Eo, starring Michael Jackson, opens in the Magic Eye Theater in EPCOT Center at Walt Disney World. It cost over US$17 million to produce, making it the most costly movie to date, at about US$1 million per minute. Lucasfilm provided more than 150 special effects for the 17-minute movie.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Bananarama - Venus
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom
- Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Regina - Baby Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
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