Monday April 21, 1986
US date format: 4/21/1986, UK date format: 21/4/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 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 Alexander Edler and Audra Cohen.
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.
The Sacrifice, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Glider Rider or Kane.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 21, 1986?
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- Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Arizona).
- 90th Boston Marathon won by Rob de Castella of Australia in 2:07:51.
- Geraldo Rivera opens Al Capone's secret vault on live TV show The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault and finds nothing inside.
- Salah Jaheen: Egyptian poet and cartoonist (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 21, 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
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- The Gap Band - Going In Circles
- The S.O.S. Band - The Finest
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