On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1986

Historical Events

  • Christy Fichtner, 23, (Texas), crowned 35th Miss USA
  • Flintstones 25th Anniversary Celebration airs on CBS-tv

Famous Birthdays

  • Dexter Blackstock, English footballer
  • Yolanda "LaLa" Brown, American R&B singer ("S.E.X"), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Naylor, English-Canadian organist, conductor, and composer, dies at 78
  • Willem Pee, Belgian linguist, dies at 83
1986 Highlights

About May 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus