Tuesday December 16, 1986
US date format: 12/16/1986, UK date format: 16/12/1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 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 Arsonal and Candice Crawford.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Witchboard, directed by Kevin Tenney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Little Vampire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gumshoe or Mantronix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1986?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- Revolt in Kazakhstan against Communist Party of Kazakhstan, known as Zheltoksan, which becomes the first sign of ethnic strife during Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's tenure
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Billy Idol - To Be A Lover
- Huey Lewis and the News - Hip To Be Square
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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