On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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