Monday March 31, 1986
US date format: 3/31/1986, UK date format: 31/3/1986
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 31, 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 Matthew Collins and Jay Rock.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco.
In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits.
Wise Guys, directed by Brian De Palma, 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 Equinox or Druid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 31, 1986?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
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- English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead
- O'Kelly Isley, American singer (Isley Brothers), dies of heart attack at age 48.
- 167 die when Mexicana Airlines Boeing 727 crashes.
- In Central California, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs.
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- Jerry Paris: Director / actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 31, 1986?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince And The Revolution - Kiss
- Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
- New Edition - A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)
- The Gap Band - Going In Circles
- Cherrelle With Alexander O'Neal - Saturday Love
- Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
- Teddy Pendergrass - Love 4/2
- Stevie Wonder - Overjoyed
- The Jets - Crush On You
- Falco - Rock Me Amadeus
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