On This Day

Events in Music in May 1986

  • May 3 31st Eurovision Song Contest: Sandra Kim for Belgium wins singing "J'aime la vie" in Bergen
  • May 10 "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco hits #1 on UK pop chart
  • May 17 "Chicken Song" by Spitting Image hits #1 on the UK pop chart
  • May 18 "Singin' in the Rain" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 367 performances

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May 22 Cher calls David Letterman an asshole on Late Night on NBC

Goddess of Pop  Cher
Goddess of Pop
Cher
Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman