On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1986

Historical Events

  • American athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets world heptathlon record of 7,148 points in the inaugural Goodwill Games at Moscow
  • IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released

Music History

It is reported that Boy George is being treated for heroin addiction

  • Jordan government shuts al-Fatah offices

Historic Event

Soviet General and spy for the US Dmitri Polyakov arrested in retirement in Russia (executed 1988)

  • Supreme Court struck down Gramm-Rudman deficit-reduction law
1986 Highlights

About July 7, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer