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January 29th, 1986...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"That's What Friends Are For"
by Dionne and Friends

In the UK:
"The Sun Always Shines On TV"
by A-Ha
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: William Perry and Walter Payton

(TIME Cover: January the 27th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 29th of January:

1584 - Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (d. 1647)
1749 - King Christian VII of Denmark (d. 1808)
1843 - William McKinley, 25th President of the United States (d. 1901)
1860 - Anton Chekhov, Russian writer (d. 1904)
1874 - John D. Rockefeller Jr., American entrepreneur (d. 1960)
1952 - Tommy Ramone, Hungarian-born musician and record producer (The Ramones)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1986

Elie Wiesel

Chairman of The President's Commission on the Holocaust

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1986 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1986

directed by Oliver Stone
with Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes) and Tom Berenger (Sgt. Barnes)

Designed in 1986

The Pat Conley II
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Michael Douglas / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 465, January 16, 1986



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