What Happened on April 18, 1986

Historical Events

  • IBM produces 1st megabit-chip
  • Robert M Gates becomes deputy director of CIA
  • Titan rocket explodes seconds after liftoff from Vandenberg AFB
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Butler, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star & Silver Slugger Award 2012; Kansas City Royals), born in Orange Park, Florida
  • Maurice Edu, American soccer player, born in Fontana, California
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Dassault [Bloch], French airplane engineer and manufacturer, dies at 94

About April 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss - Prince And The Revolution
  • UK #1 Song: A Different Corner - George Michael