August 16, 1986 in Music

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • "Papa Don't Preach" goes #1 for 2 weeks

Music release#1 in the Charts

Madonna's "True Blue" album goes #1 for 5 weeks & her single

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star

Deaths in Music

  • John Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45