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September 15th, 1986...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Take My Breath Away"
by Berlin

In the UK:
"Don't Leave Me This Way"
by Communards
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Crusade Against Drugs

(TIME Cover: September the 15th, 1986)

 Famous people born on the 15th of September:

973 - Al-Biruni, mathematician (d. 1048)
1254 - Marco Polo, Italian explorer (d. 1324)
1857 - William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States (d. 1930)
1881 - Ettore Bugatti, Italian automobile engineer and designer (d. 1947)
1890 - Agatha Christie, English writer (d. 1976)
1904 - King Umberto II of Italy (d. 1983)
1928 - Cannonball Adderley, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 1975)
1941 - Signe Toly Anderson, American Folk rock singer (ex-Jefferson Airplane)
1946 - Tommy Lee Jones, American actor
1946 - Oliver Stone, American film director
1972 - Princess Letizia of Spain
1976 - Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand)

 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

Paul McCartney / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 482, September 11, 1986



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