Tuesday July 29, 1986
US date format: 7/29/1986, UK date format: 29/7/1986
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Laetitia Le Corguiller and Adam Weisman.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera.
In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 29, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II)
- Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
- Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone
- Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
- Genesis - Invisible Touch
- Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You
- Rod Stewart - Love Touch
- Janet Jackson - Nasty
- Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off
- Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jean Carne - Closer Than Close
- - Rumors
- Jeffrey Osborne - You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
- Shirley Jones - Do You Get Enough Love
- Anita Baker - Sweet Love
- Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing
- Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason
- Skyy - Givin' It (To You)
- ConFunkShun - Burnin' Love
- Melba Moore & Kashif - Love The One I'm With (A Lotta Love)
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