Monday April 28, 1986
US date format: 4/28/1986, UK date format: 28/4/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 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 Jenna Ushkowitz and Roman Polak.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer.
In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits.
Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Nerilka'S Story by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Magnus.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iwo Jima or Championship Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 28, 1986?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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- The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise becomes the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal, navigating from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea to relieve the USS Coral Sea.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 28, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Prince - Kiss
- Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
- The Rolling Stones - Harlem Shuffle
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All
- The Outfield - Your Love
- Phil Collins - Take Me Home
- Bangles - Manic Monday
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Have Learned To Respect The Power Of Love
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own
- The Jets - Crush On You
- The S.O.S. Band - The Finest
- Colonel Abrams - I'm Not Gonna Let (You Get The Best Of Me)
- Ca$hflow - Party Freak
- Freddie Jackson - Love Is Just A Touch Away
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 28If April 28, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 4 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 4 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?