On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1986

Historical Events

  • 40th Tony Awards: I'm Not Rappaport & Mystery of Edwin Drood win

Historic Publication

Danielle Steel’s romance novel “Wanderlust” is published

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Pat Bradley birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan


Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Smith, New Zealand rugby union utility back (84 caps; Otago, Highlanders, Pau), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008
1986 Highlights

About June 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini