Sunday October 19, 1986
US date format: 10/19/1986, UK date format: 19/10/1986
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 19, 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 Romina Lanaro and Zachary Barnett.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson.
In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Super Sloppy Double Dare.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Bass or Howard the Duck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 19, 1986?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Flamenco Puro opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 40 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 19, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - When I Think Of You
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
- Genesis - Throwing It All Away
- Don Johnson - Heartbeat
- Stacey Q - Two Of Hearts
- Glass Tiger - Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)
- Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean To Turn You On
- Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - All Cried Out
- Billy Joel - A Matter Of Trust
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Cameo - Word Up
- Howard Hewett - I'm For Real
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- The Temptations - Lady Soul
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- New Edition - Earth Angel (From "The Karate Kid, Part II")
- Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- Ashford & Simpson - Count Your Blessings
- Oran 'Juice' Jones - The Rain
Sport Games on October 19, 1986
- Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 7 - 23
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 17 - 14
- Detroit Lions - Los Angeles Rams : 10 - 14
- Green Bay Packers - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 14
- Houston Oilers - Cincinnati Bengals : 28 - 31
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?