Sunday December 28, 1986
US date format: 12/28/1986, UK date format: 28/12/1986
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 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 Alix Henriol and Victoria Atkin.
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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Street Legal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1986?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Pat Davis, ranked 412th among world tennis competitors, wins Davis Cup.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 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
Sport Games on December 28, 1986
- Kansas City Chiefs - New York Jets : 15 - 35
- Los Angeles Rams - Washington Redskins : 7 - 19
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?