Historical Events on August 22, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Stand By Me" film based on the novella by Stephen King, directed by Rob Reiner starring Wil Wheaten, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O'Connell is released

Actor River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King
  • Gas from Volcano Chamberoen kills 1,734 (Cameroon)
  • NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics