September 1986 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 1 Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 5 3rd MTV Video Music Awards: Whitney Houston wins

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 6 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Streisand's benefit concert

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 19 "Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Sep 26 RUN-DMC is 1st rap group to hit top 10 (Raisin' Hell)

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 7 Spectacular Blue Smith, American musician (Pretty Ricky)
  • Sep 12 Emmy Rossum, American actress and singer
  • Sep 14 Ai Takahashi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)
  • Sep 21 Faris Rotter, English vocalist (The Horrors)
  • Sep 24 Leah Dizon, model, singer and Japanese television

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 7 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 27 Cliff Burton, American rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24
  • Sep 28 Robert Helpmann, Australian actor, choreographer and dancer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Don Quixote), dies at 77