What Happened on March 28, 1986

Historical Events

  • Extremist Sikhs kill 13 Hindus in Ludhiana, India
  • John N McMahon, ends term as deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbora Strýcová, Czech tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 2019; 6 x Federation Cup), born in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
  • J-Kwon [Jerrell Jones], American rapper (Tipsy), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Lady Gaga (37 years old)

American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance; A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

  • Robert Bowdrie "Bowe" Bergdahl, American soldier held captive in Afghanistan, born in Sun Valley, Idaho
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • J. Víctor López, Cuban-American actor (Falcon Crest; Man From Atlantis - "Chuey"), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Virginia Gilmore, American actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies at 66

About March 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
  • UK #1 Song: Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Young Ones Featuring Hank B Marvin