What Happened on June 1, 1986

Historical Events

  • 40th Tony Awards: "I'm Not Rappaport" (play) & "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (musical) 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

1986 History

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
Born in 1986

About June 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Live To Tell - Madonna
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Doctor & The Medics