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February 20th, 1986...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"How Will I Know"
by Whitney Houston

In the UK:
"When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going"
by Billy Ocean
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Pat Robertson

(TIME Cover: February the 17th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 20th of February:

1888 - Georges Bernanos, French writer (d. 1948)
1901 - Muhammad Naguib, President of Egypt (d. 1984)
1925 - Robert Altman, American film director
1927 - Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2005)
1927 - Sidney Poitier, American actor
1966 - Cindy Crawford, American model

 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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