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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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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Country: United States of America

Ace in the Hole

Ace in the Hole

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall

Country: United States of America

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis

Country: United States of America

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States of America

Up in Mabel's Room

Up in Mabel's Room

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Marie Prevost, Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Harry Myers

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1986?
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Break In by Dick Francis

Break In

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Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway

The Garden Of Eden

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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in