Wednesday October 22, 1986
US date format: 10/22/1986, UK date format: 22/10/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Kyle Gallner and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper.
In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Nobody's Fool, directed by Evelyn Purcell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deactivators or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 22, 1986?
- Into the Light opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances
- Jane Dornacker, traffic reporter for WNBC radio in New York City, is killed when the helicopter she is broadcasting live from crashes into the Hudson River.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 22, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Cameo - Word Up
- Howard Hewett - I'm For Real
- Tina Turner - Typical Male
- Melba Moore (Duet With Freddie Jackson) - A Little Bit More
- The Temptations - Lady Soul
- Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- The Human League - Human
- Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 22If October 22, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 27 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?