Thursday October 23, 1986
US date format: 10/23/1986, UK date format: 23/10/1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Emilia Clarke and Jessica Stroup.
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 Last Mission or Dead Zone (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1986?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?