What Happened on September 5, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston
  • Hijacking of aircraft Pan Am 73 at Karachi airport, Pakistan, 20 passengers killed
  • NASA awards study contracts to 5 aerospace firms
  • NASA launches DOD-1