Monday December 29, 1986
US date format: 12/29/1986, UK date format: 29/12/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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 Joe Anyon and Kim Ok-bin.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie.
In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Hotshot, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Killer Tomatoes or Big Event Golf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 29, 1986?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 29, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- The Housemartins - Caravan Of Love
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
- Bronski Beat - Hit That Perfect Beat
- Erasure - Sometimes
- A-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
- Berlin - Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun')
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?