YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME - BON JOVI - 1986

 

NEWS

• The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch killing all 7 astronauts.

• Microsoft came out with Windows. 

• Nintendo introduced

• Haley’s Comet came back. (It is visible from Earth every 75 to 76 years and will next appear in mid-2061.)

• 1986 was the International Year of Peace.

• Ferdinand & Emelda Marco flee the Philippines.

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT

• Movies: “Platoon” “Top Gun” & “Aliens”

• T.V.: “Pee Wee’s Playhouse”  “L.A. Law” and Oprah Winfrey

• The first PC virus, Brain, starts to spread.

• Levi’s “Dockers” show up in stores.

• Hands Across America from NYC to the California coast to help fight hunger & homelessness

• Celebrities around the globe record “We Are The World”

DEAD

• Donna Reed

• Desi Arnaz 

• Cary Grant

#1@1

• From the album Slippery When Wet (Sold over 28 million copies worldwide)

• It was named the top selling album of 1987 by Billboard, and is currently the 21st best-selling studio album of all time.

• The album went through various name changes during its inception. The album's working titles were “Wanted Dead or Alive” and “Guns N' Roses”; later the band decided to name the album “Slippery When Wet” after visiting strip clubs in Vancouver.

• His mother is one-time Playboy bunny Carol Sharkey. (Not a centerfold)

• Bon Jovi and “You Give Love a Bad Name Your” #1 @ 1 from November 1986.



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