What Happened on July 5, 1986

Historical Events

Statue of Liberty

Nancy Reagan cuts a red, white and blue ribbon to reopen Statue of Liberty after refurbishment

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Hana Mandlíková 7-6, 6-3 for her 7th Wimbledon singles title


1986 Highlights

About July 5, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) - Billy Ocean
  • UK #1 Song: The Edge Of Heaven/Where Did Your Heart Go - Wham!