What Happened on April 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • Film "Crocodile Dundee" starring Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski premieres in Australia (highest grossing film of the year in the US)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Edrich, English cricket all-rounder (39 Tests, 6 x 100, HS 219no, 41 wickets; MCC, Middlesex CCC), dies following a fall at 70

Wallis Simpson (1896-1986)

American divorcee whom British King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry, dies at 89

1986 Highlights

About April 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

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