On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1986

Historical Events

  • Exciting draw in final gives NSW the Sheffield Shield over Queensland
  • US Treasury Department announces plans to alter paper money

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdennour Cherif El Ouazzani, Algerian footballer
  • Bia Figueiredo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Kaloyan Ivanov, Bulgarian basketball player
  • Li Lykke [Zachrisson], Swedish pop-electronic singer-songwriter ("I Follow Rivers"), born in Ystad, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Malamud, American novelist (The Fixer, The Natural, Pulitzer 1967), dies at 71
1986 Highlights

About March 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: These Dreams - Heart
  • UK #1 Song: Chain Reaction - Diana Ross