What Happened on August 22, 1986

Historical Events

Film Release

"Stand By Me" film based on the novella by Stephen King, directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell is released

  • NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics

Famous Birthdays

  • Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress, born in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
1986 Highlights

About August 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 4 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