On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Music releaseAlbum Release

Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Allen, English rugby union player
  • GaĆ«l Monfils, French tennis player
  • H Debehogne discovers asteroid #8265 La Silla

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Hamilton, American character actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Anatomy of a Murder), dies of lung cancer at 63