What Happened on March 6, 1986

Historical Events

  • After losing all appeals, American rock singer David Crosby begins serving 5 year sentence for drug and weapons convictions in Texas state prison
  • Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London
  • USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eli Marienthal, American actor
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

Georgia O’KeeffeGeorgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986)

American sculptor and painter (Cow's Skull, Flowers), dies at 98

  • István Pelle, Hungarian gymnast (Olympic gold pommel horse & floor exercise 1932), dies at 78

About March 6, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 27 days
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