On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Living on Video" by Trans-X peaks at #61
  • "Vienna Calling" by Falco peaks at #18
  • 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, signs 3-year contract to play baseball with the Kansas City Royals
  • Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof

Famous Deaths

  • Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author, dies at 63