What Happened on April 12, 1986

Historical Events

  • 20,000 mine workers protest closing of Hasselt Belgium mines

Famous Birthdays

  • Blerim D┼żemaili, Swiss footballer (Switzerland national team), born in Tetovo, Macedonia
Born in 1986

Famous Weddings

Arianna Huffington

Greek-American writer Arianna Stasinopo├║lou (Arianna Huffington) (35) weds American politician Michael Huffington (38); divorce in 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Valentin Kataev, Russian writer (b. 1897)
1986 Highlights

About April 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
  • UK #1 Song: Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Young Ones Featuring Hank B Marvin