On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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"The Oprah Winfrey Show" is first broadcast nationally

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey
  • Westinghouse sells background music company Muzak to the Fields Company of Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • João Moutinho, Portuguese footballer, born in Barreiro, Portugal
  • Matt Grothe, American football player, born in Lakeland, Florida