What Happened on February 6, 1986

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Greczyn, American actress, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Brendan Taylor, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Tony Johnson Jr., American mixed martial artist (KOTC heavyweight champion 2010), born in Killeen, Texas
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Dandy Nichols [Daisy Sander], British actress (Till Death Us Do Part, Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78
  • Frederick Coutts, Scottish 8th Salvation Army General, dies at 86
  • Minoru Yamasaki, American architect (World Trade Center, NYC), dies of stomach cancer at 73
1986 Highlights

About February 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

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