Saturday 26 July 1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Monica Raymund and Leo Hallerstam.
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.
Howard the Duck, directed by Willard Huyck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Q Clearance by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Equinox.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Legend of the Amazon Women or Infiltrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 26 July 1986 ?
Famous Birthdays:26 July
- Averell Harriman: statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, New York at age 94.
- Lebanese kidnappers released Reverend Lawrence Martin Jenco.
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
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?