What Happened on September 8, 1986

Historical Events

Film & TV History

"The Oprah Winfrey Show" is first broadcast nationally

  • 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
1986 Highlights

About September 8, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From "Top Gun") - Berlin
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards with Sarah-Jane Morris