Historical Events on September 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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"Blue Velvet" directed by David Lynch, Starring Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan and Dennis Hopper debuts in Toronto

  • 240.49 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Limited U.S. premiere of film adaptation of Marsha Norman's play "'Night, Mother"
  • Twins fire manager Ray Miller & replace him with coach Tom Kelly
  • US professor Joseph Cicippio is kidnapped & held hostage in Beirut