What Happened on October 9, 1986

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"The Late Show with Joan Rivers" premieres on Fox, first woman to host a US late-night TV talk show' she is fired in May of 1987

Music Premiere

Stage musical "Phantom of the Opera" premieres in London, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and starring Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman; runs for 13,629 performances

  • US Senate convicts US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment; he had previously been criminally convicted of tax evasion
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Laure Manaudou, French swimmer, born in Villeurbanne, France
Born in 1986

About October 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra

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