What Happened on January 29, 1986

Historical Events

  • 193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
  • Yoweri Museveni sworn in as President of Uganda

Famous Birthdays

  • Drew Tyler Bell, American actor, born in Indiana
  • Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin soccer midfielder (45 caps; Sporting CP, Blackburn Rovers), born in Podgorica, Montenegro
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Leif Erickson, American actor (Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront), dies at 74

About January 29, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 4 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