What Happened on August 18, 1986

Historical Events

Album Release

American rock band Bon Jovi release their 3rd album "Slippery When Wet" (Billboard's top selling album of 1987)

  • Crockett's Tavern opens in Fort Wilderness
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Philadelphia PA on WYSP 94.1 FM
  • Jim Kelly signs with NFL Buffalo Bills ($75 million for 5 years)
  • John Tesh's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight
  • WYSP-FM Philadelphia begins simulcasting Howard Stern Show
1986 History

About August 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 8 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: I Want To Wake Up With You - Boris Gardiner