What Happened on August 13, 1986

Historical Events

  • KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Caterina Jarboro, African-American opera singer and 1st black female performer to sing on opera stage in US, dies at 88
  • Helen Mack, American actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies of cancer at 72
1986 Highlights

About August 13, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Papa Don't Preach - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: The Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh