On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, Buddy Holly, J L Lewis & Elvis Presley)

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly
Singer James Brown
James Brown
  • Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Taylor, English footballer, born in Greenwich, London

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64
1986 Highlights

About January 23, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius