February 1986 calendar

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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1986: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1986?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1986 KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH
  • 02 Feb 1986 Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • 03 Feb 1986 US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of Committee on Challenger Accident.
  • 04 Feb 1986 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan airliner (passenger plane).
  • 05 Feb 1986 Corazon Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos appear on Nightline
  • 06 Feb 1986 New Jersey Devils' Peter McNab becomes the 42nd NHL player to score 350 goals.
  • 07 Feb 1986 Philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns give the election to Marcos.
  • 08 Feb 1986 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano.
  • 09 Feb 1986 Marvin Johnson wins record third time, light heavyweight boxing title.
  • 10 Feb 1986 John Lennon: Live in NYC album is released
  • 11 Feb 1986 Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
  • 15 Feb 1986 Philippines National Assembly authorizes 6 more years for Ferdinand Marcos
  • 16 Feb 1986 French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad
  • 17 Feb 1986 Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC morning radio
  • 19 Feb 1986 USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit
  • 20 Feb 1986 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany, New York
  • 21 Feb 1986 AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School
  • 22 Feb 1986 Start of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
  • 23 Feb 1986 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register / Samaritan Golf Classic
  • 24 Feb 1986 Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for US$676 million.
  • 25 Feb 1986 28th Grammy Awards: "We Are the World", Sade, Phil Collins win.
  • 26 Feb 1986 Evert van Benthem wins 14th Frisian 11-Cities skating race (6:55:16).
  • 27 Feb 1986 The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis.
  • 28 Feb 1986 European Economic Community signs "Special Act" for Europe free trade.
  • 08 Feb 1986 Twenty-three people are killed when a VIA Rail passenger train collides with a Canadian National freight train near the town of Hinton, Alberta, making it one of the worst rail accidents in Canada.[69]
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1986?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - That's What Friends Are Foryoutube
  2. - How Will I Knowyoutube
  3. - Kyrieyoutube
  4. - Burning Heart
  5. - When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - West End Girlsyoutube
  2. - When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going)
  3. - The Sun Always Shines On TV
  4. - Chain Reaction
  5. - Saving All My Love For You

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1986?

Only One Woof by James Herriot

Only One Woof

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Gyp, a happy but quiet sheepdog, surprises everyone during championship sheepdog trials with his uncharacteristic behavior.

The Storyteller by Harold Robbins

The Storyteller

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Joe Crowne, a Brooklyn boy with a burning desire to write...to be a storyteller, is Joe Crowne. Joe is a natural street smarts guy with a ruthless ambition.

Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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Her most exciting and revealing book yet comes at an important turning point in her personal life. Shirley MacLaine, controversially talented, perceptive, and outspoken, takes us on an intimate, fascinating, personal journey.

Smart Women, Foolish Choices by Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder

Smart Women, Foolish Choices

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Smart Women Make Foolish Choices

Comet by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

Comet

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What are GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.Comet