Sunday January 26, 1986
US date format: 1/26/1986, UK date format: 26/1/1986
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 26, 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 Eléonore Boccara and Shantelle Malawski.
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 Howard the Duck or Infiltrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 26, 1986?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
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- Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears beat New England Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Richard Dent, Defensive End.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 26, 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
Sport Games on January 26, 1986
- New England Patriots - Chicago Bears : 10 - 46
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