What Happened on March 5, 1986

Historical Events

  • "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's 1st national colour newspaper); it folded in 1995

Famous Birthdays

  • Matty Fryatt, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Teddy Hoad, West Indies cricket batsman, captain (4 Tests), dies at 90
1986 Highlights

About March 5, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kyrie - Mr. Mister
  • UK #1 Song: Chain Reaction - Diana Ross