Saturday 22 November 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Oscar Pistorius and Erika Padilla.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Human by The Human League.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
The Mosquito Coast, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Perfume by Patrick Suskind was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jewels of Darkness or King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 November 1986 ?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Oscar Pistorius: Gold medalist at paralympic games (six times).
- Erika Padilla: Filipino actress and host.
- Wayne Gretzky, of Edmonton Oilers, became 13th NHL player to score 500 goals.
- Mike Tyson wins his first world boxing title by defeating Trevor Berbick in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1986 ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?