On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 performances
  • 5th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Texas beats USC, 97-81; Longhorns' Clarissa Davis MOP award; complete first undefeated season (34-0)
  • PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: John Mahaffey wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Larry Mize

Famous Birthdays

  • Beni Arashiro, Japanese singer
  • Sergio Ramos, Spanish soccer defender (Europe's most capped male outfield player; Real Madrid), born in Camas, Seville, Andalusia

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJames Cagney

James Cagney, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 86

  • John Ciardi, American poet/interpreter (Dante), dies at 69
1986 Highlights

About March 30, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries