What Happened on June 21, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Living on Video" by Trans-X peaks at #61
  • "Vienna Calling" by Falco peaks at #18

Contract of Interest

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 Interest

President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

1986 History

Famous Weddings

Bob Geldof & Paula Yates

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

About June 21, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: On My Own - Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
  • UK #1 Song: Spirit In The Sky - Doctor & The Medics