What Happened on December 8, 1986

Historical Events

  • House Dems select majority leader Jim Wright as 48th speaker
  • NBC premiere of miniseries "Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna" (Part 2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Amir Khan, English boxer, born in Bolton, United Kingdom
  • Kate Voegele, American musician, born in Bay Village, Ohio
Born in 1986

About December 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby & The Range
  • UK #1 Song: The Final Countdown - Europe