What Happened on May 31, 1986

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Gesink, Dutch professional cyclist, born in Varsseveld, Netherlands
  • Sopho Khalvashi, Georgian pop-electronic singer, born in Batumi, Adjara, Georgian SSR
  • Waka Flocka Flame [Juaquin Malphurs], American rapper (O Lets Do It), born in New York City
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • James Rainwater, American physicist (Nobel 1975-determining the asymmetrical shapes of certain atomic nuclei), dies at 68
  • Jane Frank, American artist, dies at 67
1986 Highlights

About May 31, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Greatest Love Of All - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: The Chicken Song - Spitting Image