What Happened on October 23, 1986

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Artist Keith Haring commissioned to paint a mural on the Berlin wall by Checkpoint Charlie Museum 300 metres long

Famous Birthdays

Emilia Clarke (36 years old)

English actress (Game of Thrones), born in London, England

  • Jessica Stroup, American Actress (90210), born in Anderson, South Carolina
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Edward A Doisy Sr, American bio-chemist (Vitamin K1, Nobel 1943), dies at 92
1986 Highlights

About October 23, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

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