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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1986.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1986: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1986?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1986 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley
  • 02 Jun 1986 Regular TV coverage of US Senate sessions begins.
  • 03 Jun 1986 Battles in Beirut; 53 killed
  • 04 Jun 1986 Jonathan Pollard, spy for Israel, pleads guilty in US court to espionage for selling top secret United States military intelligence.
  • 05 Jun 1986 SD Padre Steve Garvey ejected for 1st time
  • 06 Jun 1986 Kathy Ormsby, a 21-year-old member of the North Carolina State track team jumps off a bridge permanently paralyzing herself.
  • 07 Jun 1986 118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8
  • 08 Jun 1986 Big Deal closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 09 Jun 1986 20th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers and Loretta Lynn
  • 11 Jun 1986 Amnesty International megaconcert
  • 12 Jun 1986 P W Botha declares South African national emergency.
  • 13 Jun 1986 US President Ronald Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency.
  • 15 Jun 1986 86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club - New York
  • 16 Jun 1986 1 day general strike in South Africa
  • 17 Jun 1986 US Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns; Antonin Scalia nominated.
  • 18 Jun 1986 52 die in plane / helicopter collision over Grand Canyon
  • 19 Jun 1986 Len Bias, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure (born 1963).
  • 20 Jun 1986 Jim Fregosi replaces Tony LaRussa as White Sox manager
  • 21 Jun 1986 Living on Video by Trans-X peaks at #61
  • 22 Jun 1986 Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • 23 Jun 1986 Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)
  • 24 Jun 1986 US Senate approves tax reform
  • 25 Jun 1986 Former Belgium Premier Vanden Boeynants sentenced for fraud
  • 27 Jun 1986 World Court rules US aid to Nicaraguan contras illegal.
  • 28 Jun 1986 Irish population condemns divorce
  • 29 Jun 1986 Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
  • 30 Jun 1986 Georgia sodomy law upheld by Supreme Court (5-4)

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Movies

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Release year: 1986

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Country: United States of America

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Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States of America

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Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Release year: 1986

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States of America

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The Decline of the American Empire

The Decline of the American Empire

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Denys Arcand

Starring: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

The Great Mouse Detective

The Great Mouse Detective

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Country: United States of America

Books

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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

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A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

The Great Getty by Robert Lenzner

The Great Getty

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from former Secretary of the Treasury William E. Simon: "A riveting account of an enigmatic life and its turbulent aftermath. Lenzner leaves us spellbound by this man of many contradictions.

The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman

The Triumph Of Politics

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As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

The Enemy Within by L. Ron Hubbard

The Enemy Within

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Earthlings: Beware! Do you know who your enemies are? Your neighbor? Your boss? Your butcher? Your wife? Only the Voltarians know for sure.