What Happened on June 2, 1986

Historical Events

  • NYC transit system issues a new brass with steel bullseye token
  • Regular TV coverage of US Senate sessions begins

Famous Birthdays

  • (Zsuzsanna) "ZZ" Ward, American blues-rock and R&B singer-songwriter (Put the Gun Down), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 84 (b. 1901)
  • Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor and composer (Elegie), dies at 80

About June 2, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Music Charts

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