On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
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Famous Birthdays

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