On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1986

Historical Events

  • Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)
  • Moroccan King Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauren Collins, Canadian actress, born in Thornhill, Canada
  • Lea Michele [Sarfati], American actress and singer (Glee), born in The Bronx, New York
1986 Highlights

About August 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 19 days
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