What Happened on October 14, 1986

Historical Events

  • IOC decides to stagger Winter & Summer Olympic schedule

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Auschwitz survivor Elie Wiesel, for his efforts to ensure the Holocaust was remembered

  • Tim Kides of West NY, NJ performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Skyler Shaye, American actress
  • Tom Craddock, English footballer
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Keenan Wynn, American actor (Dr Strangelove, Absent Minded Professor), dies at 70
  • Mary Lund, American women first to receive an artificial heart, dies at 40

About October 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When I Think Of You - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Every Loser Wins - Nick Berry