What Happened on October 1, 1986

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Canadian children's author Robert Munsch publishes "Love You Forever"

  • New Zealand's Labour Government introduces a Goods and Services Tax (GST), adding 10% to the cost of most goods and services
  • President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell, American actress (Lovecraft Country), born in New York City
  • Sayaka Kanda, Japanese singer and actress, born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Born in 1986

About October 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stuck With You - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards with Sarah-Jane Morris