What Happened on June 20, 1986

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The Cure, Psychedelic Furs, and Level 42 headline; other performers include: Simply Red, Madness, Ruby Turner, Amazulu, Lloyd Cole, Black Uhuru, The Wailers Band, Loudon Wainwright III, John Martyn, The Housemartins, The Waterboys, The Pogues, Gil Scott-Heron, Robert Cray Band, and Christy Moore

Sports History

Jim Fregosi replaces Tony La Russa as White Sox manager

1986 History

Famous Deaths

  • Tim Herbert, American comedian (Dagmar's Canteen), dies at 71

About June 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 8 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