Friday 29 August 1986
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lea Michele and Lauren Collins.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood.
In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits.
Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rölli.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Into the Eagle's Nest or Lock-On.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1986 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Lea Michele: American actress and singer.
- Lauren Collins: TV Actress.
- Hajime Isayama: Cartoonist.
- Joem Bascon: Filipino actor.
- Phakin Khamwilaisak: Thai actor and singer.
- Morocco King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1986 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Winwood - Higher Love
- Bananarama - Venus
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun)
- Lionel Richie - Dancing On The Ceiling
- Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson - Friends And Lovers
- Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom
- Timex Social Club - Rumors
- Huey Lewis & The News - Stuck With You
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
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