Friday 14 February 1986, Valentine's Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tiffany Thornton and Michael Ammermuller.
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.
The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hot Metal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mantronix or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Tiffany Thornton: American actress.
- Michael Ammermuller: German racing driver.
- Kang Min-Soo: South Korean footballer.
- Michael Ammermüller: German race car driver.
- Roxanne Guinoo: Filipino actress.
- Markus Karl: German footballer.
- Oliver Lee: English actor director and screenwriter.
- Gao Lin: Chinese footballer.
- Kang Min-soo: South Korean footballer.
- Aschwin Wildeboer: Spanish swimmer.
- Edmund Rubbra: English Composer (Born 1901).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Mr. Mister - Kyrie
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- James Brown - Living In America
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- Starship - Sara
- Miami Sound Machine - Conga
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