What Happened on September 14, 1986

Historical Events

Baseball History

Bo Jackson's 1st HR-a 475-foot blast (longest at Royal Stadium)

  • Bomb attack in Paris, 2 killed
  • Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed
  • CBS premiere of true life "The Last Days of Patton"

Sports History

NFL Bears running back Walter Payton scores his 100th career rushing touchdown, and gains 177 yards, surpassing 15,000-yard career plateau in 13-10 overtime win over visiting Philadelphia Eagles, at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

  • Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game

Famous Birthdays

  • A.J. Trauth, American actor (Even Stevens), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Sakai, Fukui Prefecture, Japan
  • Alan Sheehan, Irish footballer (Luton Town), born in Athlone, Ireland
1986 Highlights

About September 14, 1986

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stuck With You - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards with Sarah-Jane Morris