On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth
  • AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For" hits #1
  • NY Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)

Famous Deaths

  • Claire James, American actress (Jack Armstrong), dies at 65