Monday July 21, 1986
US date format: 7/21/1986, UK date format: 21/7/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Rebecca Ferguson and Fulgence Ouedraogo.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Transformers: The Movie, directed by Nelson Shin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Glider Rider or Defender of the Crown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 21, 1986?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
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- Barbara Palacios Teyde, 22, of Venezuela, crowned 35th Miss Universe
- Pleasure Island plans unveiled
- In the California - Nevada border region, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurs.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 21, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- Billy Joel - Modern Woman
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- - Rumors
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
- Run-D.M.C. - My Adidas
- Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- Mtume - Breathless
- New Edition - With You All The Way
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 21If July 21, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 2 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 29 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?