What Happened on April 8, 1986

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel, California. Makes his day.

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress, model and singer, born in Nerima, Tokyo, Japan
  • Félix Hernández, Venezuelan MLB baseball player (Seattle Mariners), born in Valencia
  • Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer (CSKA Moscow.), born in Vidnoye, Russian SFSR
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer, dies at 18
1986 Highlights

About April 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 23 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