On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1986

Historical Events

Album Release

"Storms of Life" debut album by Randy Travis is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1987)

Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
  • Jurgen Schull sets world discus record (74.07 m)
  • Kathy Ormsby, a 21-year-old member of NC State track team jumps off a bridge permanently paralyzing herself

Famous Birthdays

  • Bhavana Balachandran [Karthika Menon], Indian actress, born in Thrissur district, Kerala

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, dies at 61
1986 Highlights

About June 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini