Thursday January 23, 1986
US date format: 1/23/1986, UK date format: 23/1/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Pablo Andújar and Jeny Priez.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Lady Jane, directed by Trevor Nunn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Arsenal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone or Army Moves.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1986?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances
- Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
- Joseph Beuys: West German avant-garde...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dionne & Friends - That's What Friends Are For
- Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me
- Stevie Wonder - Go Home
- Ready For The World - Digital Display
- Atlantic Starr - Secret Lovers
- Sade - The Sweetest Taboo
- Meli'sa Morgan - Do Me Baby
- Five Star - Let Me Be The One
- Starpoint - What You Been Missin'
- Evelyn "Champagne" King - Your Personal Touch
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 23If January 23, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 2 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?