What Happened on June 18, 1986

Historical Events

Sports History

California Angels'Don Sutton becomes 19th MLB pitcher to win 300 games

  • De Havilland Twin Otter & Bell 206 helicopter collide, kills 25
  • Heike Friedrich swims female world record 200m freestyle (1:57.55)
  • Papua New Guinea score 9-455 in 60 overs v Gibraltar, ICC Trophy
  • US House of Representatives approves Bill to impose stricter sanctions on Apartheid South Africa
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Gasquet, French tennis player, born in B├ęziers, France

Richard Madden (37 years old)

Scottish actor (Games of Thrones, Cinderella), born in Elderslie, Scotland


Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Frances Scott Fitzgerald, Daughter of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre. (b. 1921)

About June 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 10 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