1986 – Guests Gary Hart and Donna Rice meet each other at Eagles singer/songwriter Don Henley’s birthday party.
1986 – Guests Gary Hart and Donna Rice meet each other at Eagles singer/songwriter Don Henley’s Birthdays party.
1986 – The Doobie Brothers play a reunion concert in Palo Alto, Calif., to benefit charity. .
1986 – Paul and Linda McCartney’s limousine catches fire while the couple drives to Newcastle, England for a television taping. The McCartneys escape unharmed.
1986 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Walk Like an Egyptian,” Bangles.
1986 – Elton John performs with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia. A live recording of “Candle in the Wind” from today goes to No. 6 in 1987.
1986 – Bruce Hornsby & The Range went to No.1 on the US singles chart, with ‘The Way It Is’, a No.15 hit in the UK.
1986 – Huey Lewis and the News sing the national anthem a cappella before a San Francisco 49ers-New York Jets football game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
1986 – Ringo Starr agrees to become a spokesman for a wine cooler company, becoming the first Beatle to get into advertising.
1986 – A lawsuit is filed against the group Judas Priest and CBS Records, alleging two fans shot themselves after listening to the band’s music for six hours.
1986 – Annie Lennox gets so carried away singing “Missionary Man” at a Eurythmics concert in Birmingham, England, she rips her bra off before an audience of 10,000 people.
1986 – Jerry Lee Lewis checks into the Betty Ford Clinic to overcome a painkiller addition. Great balls of fire!