Monday 14 April 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matt Derbyshire and Todd Gilles.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Silver Fang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk or Last Mission.
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- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Matt Derbyshire: English footballer.
- Todd Gilles: American ice dancer.
- Goran Gogić: Serbian footballer (d. 2015).
- Anne Watanabe: Japanese model actress and singer.
- Simone de Beauvoir: French philosopher and author (d. 1986).
- US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
- Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown, South Africa.
- Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200.
- 21st Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Alabama, Reba McEntire.
- 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.
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