Thursday 24 July 1986
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Megan Park and Vugar Gashimov.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Karma, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lock-On or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 July 1986
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 July 1986 ?
- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Megan Park: Canadian actress.
- Vugar Gashimov: Azerbaijani chess player (d. 2014).
- Remy Hii
- Natalie Tran: YouTube Star.
- Andrei Lutai: Russian figure skater.
- Kaido Saks: Estonian basketball player.
- Fritz A Lipman: Discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87.
- San Francisco Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Simply Red - Holding Back The Years
- Billy Joel - Modern Woman
Top #10 R&B songs
- - Rumors
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- El DeBarge - Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
- Run-D.M.C. - My Adidas
- Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- Mtume - Breathless
- New Edition - With You All The Way
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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?