What Happened on November 15, 1986

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

Album Release

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player, born in Mumbai, India
  • Winston Duke, Tobagonian actor (Black Panther films; Us), born in Argyle, Tobago

Famous Weddings

Byron Nelson

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • John E. Grotberg, American politician (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86), dies of cancer in office at 61
1986 Highlights

About November 15, 1986

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Amanda - Boston
  • UK #1 Song: Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') - Berlin