Tuesday 14 October 1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wesley Matthews and Skyler Shaye.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson.
In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby Bearing or Harrier Combat Simulator.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Wesley Matthews: Basketball Player.
- Skyler Shaye: American actress.
- Harmony Smith: Vine Star.
- Tom Craddock: English footballer.
- [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn: US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70.
- IOC decides to stagger Winter and Summer Olympic schedule
- Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence / racism)
- Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dallas, Call to Glory, Last Precinct), dies at age 70 (born 1916).
- Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize.
- Tim Kides of West New York, New Jersey performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
- Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - All Cried Out
- Billy Joel - A Matter Of Trust
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