What Happened on June 12, 1986

Historical Events

South African History

P. W. Botha declares South African national emergency

Famous Deaths

  • Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76
  • Tony Desimone, combo leader (Ernie in Kovacsland), dies at 66
1986 Highlights

About June 12, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: On My Own - Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Doctor & The Medics