What Happened on August 30, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 43rd Venice Film Festival: "Le rayon vert" directed by Eric Rohmer wins Golden Lion
  • Gelindo Bordin wins Stuttgart marathon (2:10:54)
  • Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff (US News World Report)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Ross, American guitarist and lyricist (Panic at the Disco)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79