What Happened on October 28, 1986

Historical Events

  • Stanley E. Hubbard's KOB sells the company's Albuquerque, New Mexico radio stations, KOB-AM and KOB-FM, the stations change their call signs to KKOB

Statue of Liberty

The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor

Famous Deaths

  • John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top), dies at 64
  • Marga KlompĂ©, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74

About October 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 25 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