Wednesday April 23, 1986
US date format: 4/23/1986, UK date format: 23/4/1986
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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 Jessica Stam and Sven Kramer.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
The Sacrifice, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire City: 1931 or Defender of the Crown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 23, 1986?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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- Grand Floridian Beach Resort groundbreaking
- Madrid-Nelli Cooman runs world record 60 metre indoor (7 seconds).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- The Gap Band - Going In Circles
- The S.O.S. Band - The Finest
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?