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.
Maximum Overdrive, directed by Stephen King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knightmare or Big Bucks Trivia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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What the sky looked like on 26 July 1986
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Famous Birthdays:26 July
- Averell Harriman: statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, New York at age 94.
- Lebanese kidnappers released Reverend Lawrence Martin Jenco.
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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 ?