Monday 22 December 1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing JaJaMaru no Daibouken or Laser Hawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 22 December 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.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Jeffery Wood: Actor (Austin Warren-In The House).
- Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab: Nigerian terrorist suspect.
- Umar Abdulmutallab: Nigerian terrorist.
- Dennis Armfield: Australian footballer.
- Fatih Öztürk: Turkish footballer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Janet Jackson - Control
- War (Live) - Bruce Springsteen
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong
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Sport Games on 22 December 1986
- New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 34 - 27
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?