On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1986

Historical Events

  • 2nd Sundance Film Festival: "Smooth Talk" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Tim Witherspoon beats defending champion Tony Tubbs by majority decision in 15 rounds at The Omni, Atlanta for WBA heavyweight boxing title
1986 Highlights

About January 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn