Tuesday November 25, 1986
US date format: 11/25/1986, UK date format: 25/11/1986
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 25, 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 Katie Cassidy and Alexandra Thomopoulos.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi.
In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits.
Crimes of the Heart, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gung Ho.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Athena or Gunship.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 25, 1986?
- Surinam - Independence Day (from the Netherlands, 1975)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Moses?
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: National Day (1943)
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
- Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arm deal
- Nancy McCormick, Cincinnati reporter for radio station WKRC, is killed along with the pilot in the crash of the station's helicopter.
- Iran Contra Affair: US Attorney General Edwin Meese announces that profits from covert weapons sales to Iran were illegally diverted to the anti-communist Contra rebels in Nicaragua.
- The King Fahd Causeway is officially opened in the Persian Gulf.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 25, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Mel & Kim - Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
Top #10 R&B songs
- Freddie Jackson - Tasty Love
- Lionel Richie - Love Will Conquer All
- Jesse Johnson (Featuring Sly Stone) - Crazay
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- One Way - Don't Think About It
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Chico DeBarge - Talk To Me
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Stacy Lattisaw - Nail It To The Wall
- Millie Jackson - Hot! Wild! Unrestricted! Crazy Love!
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 25If November 25, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 9 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 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?