Sunday November 16, 1986
US date format: 11/16/1986, UK date format: 16/11/1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Maxime Médard and Omar Mateen.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, directed by Leonard Nimoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kane or Mappy-Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 16, 1986?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
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- Siobhan McKenna: Actress (Dr Zhivago, Hungry Hill), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- The Human League - Human
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) - Crazay
- One Way - Don't Think About It
- Millie Jackson - Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
Sport Games on November 16, 1986
- Chicago Bears - Atlanta Falcons : 13 - 10
- Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 27
- Dallas Cowboys - San Diego Chargers : 24 - 21
- Detroit Lions - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 11
- Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 21
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 16If November 16, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 10 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 21 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?