On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1986

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2nd time "Saturday Night Live" uses a time delay (Sam Kinison hosts)

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
Actor Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman
Comedian Sam Kinison
Sam Kinison

Music releaseAlbum Release

Beastie Boys release their debut album "Licensed to Ill" - 1st No. 1 rap album on Billboard charts

Rocker Adam Yauch
Adam Yauch

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
  • Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player, born in Mumbai, India

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42)

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
1986 Highlights

About November 15, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio