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
1986 History

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
Born in 1986

About August 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Higher Love - Steve Winwood
  • UK #1 Song: I Want To Wake Up With You - Boris Gardiner