Sunday December 14, 1986
US date format: 12/14/1986, UK date format: 14/12/1986
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 14, 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 John Cochrane and Paula Hellens.
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 Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight or Double Dribble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 14, 1986?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Voyager experimental aircraft, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, California on first non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 14, 1986?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
Sport Games on December 14, 1986
- Buffalo Bills - Indianapolis Colts : 14 - 24
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 34 - 3
- Green Bay Packers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 21 - 7
- Kansas City Chiefs - Los Angeles Raiders : 20 - 17
- Miami Dolphins - Los Angeles Rams : 37 - 31
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?