Wednesday September 17, 1986
US date format: 9/17/1986, UK date format: 17/9/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Priya Anand and De La Ghetto .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits.
Tough Guys, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doraemon or Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 1986?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
- Mets clinch NL East Championship
- US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice.
- Patricia Phoenix: County Galway, Ireland -- Actress (L...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Miami Sound Machine - Words Get In The Way
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- Bananarama - Venus
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Daryl Hall - Dreamtime
- Regina - Baby Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Oran 'Juice' Jones - The Rain
- Levert - (Pop Pop Pop Pop) Goes My Mind
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force Featuring Paul Anthony & Bow Legged Lou - All Cried Out
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent
- Cameo - Word Up
- Ashford & Simpson - Count Your Blessings
- Run-D.M.C. - Walk This Way
- New Edition - Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
- El DeBarge - Love Always
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