On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1986

Historical Events

  • 228 KPH gust of wind strikes Cairngorm (UK record)

Historic Event

Jacques Chirac forms French government

  • New York City passes its first lesbian and gay rights legislation

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • Ruby Rose, Australian model, actor (Orange is the New Black) recording artist, and gender activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1986 Highlights

About March 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 26 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