What Happened on June 24, 1986

Historical Events

  • Guy Hunt elected 1st Republican governor of Alabama in 112 years

Meeting of Interest

In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

  • US Senate approves "tax reform"
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaitlin Cullum, actress (Libby Kelly-Grace Under Fire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Phil Hughes, American baseball player
  • Solange Knowles, American Grammy Award-winning R&B singer-songwriter ("Cranes In The Sky"'; "I Decided"), and performance artist, born in Houston, Texas
  • Stuart Broad, English cricketer (7th bowler to take 500 wickets in Test cricket), born in Nottingham, England
Born in 1986

About June 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 4 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: The Edge Of Heaven/Where Did Your Heart Go - Wham!