Wednesday 19 February 1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marta Vieira da Silva and Bjorn Gustafsson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston.
In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits.
The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, 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 Dragon Ball.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid or Drag Race Eliminator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Marta Vieira da Silva: Brazilian footballer.
- Bjorn Gustafsson: Swedish comedian.
- Marta : Soccer Player.
- Kyle Chipchura: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Björn Gustafsson: Swedish comedian and actor.
- Reon Kadena: Japanese model and actress
- Henri Karjalainen: Finnish race car driver
- Maria Mena: Norwegian singer-songwriter
- Jayde Nicole: Canadian model
- Michael Schwimer: American baseball player
- Marta da Silva: Brazilian footballer
- USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit
- Jordanian King Hussein severs ties with Palestinian Liberation Organization.
- The Soviet Union launches its Mir spacecraft. Remaining in orbit for 15 years, it is occupied for 10 of those years.
- Akkaraipattu massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 80 Tamil farm workers the eastern province of Sri Lanka.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
- Mr. Mister - Kyrie
- Billy Ocean - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
- Starship - Sara
- James Brown - Living In America
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- The Dream Academy - Life In A Northern Town
- Mike + The Mechanics - Silent Running
- Survivor - Burning Heart
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
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