On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1986

Historical Events

  • Tupolev-134 crashes in Southern Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Priyanka Sharma, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Samora Machel, President of Mozambique, dies in air crash at 53
1986 Highlights

About October 20, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
  • UK #1 Song: Every Loser Wins - Nick Berry