What Happened on January 3, 1986

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
  • Liam Treadwell, English National Hunt jockey (Grand National 2009; 300+ race wins), born in Arundel, England (d. 2020)
  • Lloyd [Polite], American R&B singer ("Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)"; "You"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Born in 1986

Famous Weddings

Nick Faldo

British golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett; divorce in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, dies at 82
1986 Highlights

About January 3, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Say You, Say Me - Lionel Richie
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin' Stevens