What Happened on May 5, 1986

Historical Events

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announces Cleveland, Ohio chosen as the site of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum

Famous Birthdays

  • Théo Ceccaldi, French jazz violinist, viola player, and composer, (Tricollectif), born in Pithiviers, France

Famous Deaths

  • John William Haussermann Jr., American composer, dies at 76
  • Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, dies at 94
1986 Highlights

About May 5, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Rock Me Amadeus - Falco