What Happened on January 21, 1986

Historical Events

  • 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38°F (3°C), Indiana
  • Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA
  • Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed

Sports History

Czech tennis star Ivan Lendl defeats Boris Becker of Germany 6-2, 7-6, 6-3 to claim the season-ending ATP Masters Grand Prix title for a third time at Madison Square Garden, NYC

1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • "Coffin" Joe [Spurgeon], British rock drummer (The Horrors), born in Clare, England
Born in 1986

About January 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 20 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: The Sun Always Shines On Tv - A-Ha