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December 25th, 1986...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Walk Like an Egyptian"
by The Bangles

In the UK:
"Caravan Of Love"
by The Housemartins
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ivan Boesky

(TIME Cover: December the 1st, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 25th of December:

1250 - John IV Lascaris, Eastern Roman Emperor (d. circa 1305)
1642 (O.S.) - Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist and mathematician (d. 1727)
1763 - Claude Chappe, French telecommunications pioneer (d. 1805)
1876 - Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan (d. 1948)
1878 - Louis Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver (d. 1941)
1887 - Conrad Nicholson Hilton, American hotelier (d. 1979)
1899 - Humphrey Bogart, American actor (d. 1957)
1918 - Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, Nobel laureate (d. 1981)
1936 - Princess Alexandra of Kent
1954 - Annie Lennox, Scottish singer
1959 - Michael P. Anderson, astronaut (d. 2003)
1961 - Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
1971 - Dido, English singer

 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

Huey Lewis / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 487, November 20, 1986



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