What Happened on September 19, 1986

Historical Events

Film Premiere

3-D short film "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres at Disney theme parks

  • Australian cricketer Dean Jones scores 210 v India at Madras
  • Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
  • US Federal health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
1986 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Ciolek, German professional road racing cyclist, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Ken Gushi, Japanese racing driver, born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Peter Vack, American voice actor, born in NYC, New York
Born in 1986

Famous Deaths

  • Vivian Duncan, American vaudevillian (Duncan Sisters), actress (Topsy and Eva), dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at 89

About September 19, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 8 months and 17 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