What Happened on August 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • Altaf Hussain's address at Nishtar Park Karachi, announcing the establishment of the MQM political movement.
  • Texas paroles American rock singer David Crosby from state prison, 5 months into his 5 year prison sentence for drug and weapons convictions; he credits the respite with helping him to break his cocaine addiction

Famous Birthdays

  • Peyton List, American model and actress (As The World Turns, 2001-05 - "Lucy"; Mad Men), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1986 Highlights

About August 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Glory Of Love (Theme From "The Karate Kid Part II") - Peter Cetera
  • UK #1 Song: The Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh