Thursday April 17, 1986
US date format: 4/17/1986, UK date format: 17/4/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Romain Grosjean and Paula Lane.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gumshoe or Bobby Bearing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 17, 1986?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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- Pulitzer prize awarded to Larry McMurtry for Lonesome Dove
- IBM produces first megabit-chip.
- Netherlands and the Scilly Islands sign peace treaty (war of 1651).
- Bessie Head: Writer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- The Gap Band - Going In Circles
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- Stevie Wonder - Overjoyed
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 17If April 17, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 5 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 22 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?