On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1986

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)

Historic Event

President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer, with his lyricist brother, Mansour (Biya el-Khawatim - The Ring Seller), dies at 63
1986 Highlights

About June 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer