Thursday 16 January 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mason Gamble and Aija Andrejeva.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bluebell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Infiltrator or Metroid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Star Map on 16 January 1986
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1986 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Mason Gamble: American actor.
- Aija Andrejeva
- Reto Ziegler: Swiss footballer.
- Mark Trumbo: American baseball player.
- Paula Pareto: Argentine judoka.
- Herbert W Armstrong: American evangelist, author, and publisher (Born 1892).
- Police arrest three Irish Republican Army-terrorists in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- First meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time
- Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking
- Klymaxx - I Miss You
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Small Town
- Stevie Nicks - Talk To Me
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Dire Straits - Walk Of Life
- The Cars - Tonight She Comes
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?