What Happened on February 3, 1986

Historical Events

  • OPEC fails to agree upon a petroleum production agreement after a 2 day meeting in Vienna

Film & TV History

Pixar Animation Studios (Toy Story; The Incredibles) headed by Edwin Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith, is spun off from Lucasfilm, Ltd as an independent film production company, with backing of Steve Jobs

Meeting of Interest

The Pope and Mother Teresa meet in Calcutta

Historic Event

US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of commission of enquiry on Challenger Accident

Famous Birthdays

  • David Edwards, Welsh soccer midfielder (43 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 284 games), born in Pontesbury, England
1986 Highlights

About February 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: That's What Friends Are For - Dionne & Friends
  • UK #1 Song: When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going - Billy Ocean