On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1986

Historical Events

Music History

American rock singer Tina Turner's star unveiled at Hollywood's Walk of Fame; Hollywood, California

  • Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege
  • Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium
  • US Navy officer Jerry A Whitworth sentenced to 365 years for spying

Famous Birthdays

  • Armand "Armie" Hammer, American actor, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Florence Welch, British blues and swing jazz singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • Gilad Shalit, Israeli soldier held captive in Palestine, born in Nahariya, Israel
1986 Highlights

About August 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo