What Happened on November 2, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

Sports History

German tennis star Boris Becker wins his third tournament in 3 weeks in different continents; beats Sergio Casal of Spain 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the final of the Paris Open after victories in Japan and Australia

New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon: Grete Waitz of Norway wins her 8th NYC event in 2:28:06; Gianni Poli of Italy, men's champion in 2:11:06

1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Jo, American country music singer, born in Angleton, Texas
  • Lara Sacher, Australian actress (Neighbours)
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66

About November 2, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 2 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