Saturday December 27, 1986
US date format: 12/27/1986, UK date format: 27/12/1986
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 27, 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 Shelly-Ann Fraser and Jamaal Charles.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Assassination, directed by Peter R. Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Street Legal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fat Worm Blows a Sparky or Empire!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 27, 1986?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Les Miserables opens at Kennedy Center, Washington DC
- 10th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards - Young and the Restless wins
- Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson: Composer, dies at 78.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 27, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Aretha Franklin - Jimmy Lee
- Vesta - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- New Edition - Once In A Lifetime Groove
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?