Friday 24 January 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mischa Barton and Ricky Ullman.
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 Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Running Scared.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cholo or Imogen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 January 1986
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1986 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Mischa Barton: British-born American actress.
- Ricky Ullman: TV Actor.
- Frankie Grande: YouTube Star.
- Jethro Sheeran: Rapper.
- Vieirinha : Portuguese footballer.
- Aimee Carter: Writer.
- Vladislav Ivanov: Russian footballer.
- Michael Kightly: English footballer.
- Cristiano Araújo: Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 2015).
- Raviv Ullman: Israeli-born American actor.
- Gordon MacRae: American actor and singer, a popular musical comedy star of the '50s.
- L[aFayette] Ron[ald] Hubbard: American author (Dianetics, Death Quest) and founder of Scientology, dies at age 74 (born 1911).
- Flo Hyman: American volleyball player (Born 1954).
- L Ron Hubbard: American writer and founder of Scientology (Born 1911).
- 43th Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win
- Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons
- New York Islanders' Mike Bossy scores his 1,000th point.
- South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president.
- 43rd Golden Globes: Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win.
- The Voyager 2 space probe makes its first encounter with Uranus.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?