What Happened on January 9, 1986

Historical Events

  • After losing a patent battle with Polaroid, Kodak must give up its instant camera business.
  • NY Islanders repeat their greatest shutout margin (9-0) vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Famous Deaths

  • Lucia Chase, American ballerina and co-founder of American Ballet Theater, dies at 88

About January 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 25 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: West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys