Monday December 22, 1986
US date format: 12/22/1986, UK date format: 22/12/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and Jeffery Wood.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Assassination, directed by Peter R. Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Street Legal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyberun or Gemstone Healer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 22, 1986?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Aretha Franklin - Jimmy Lee
- Vesta - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- New Edition - Once In A Lifetime Groove
Sport Games on December 22, 1986
- New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 34 - 27
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 22If December 22, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 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?