Things That Happened Around The World The Year I Was Born
The year is 1986.
- •January 1986January 26: Super Bowl 20, Chicago Bears vs New England Patriots. The Bears won 46 to 10.
- •February 1986February 3: Pixar Animation Studios opened in California.
- •March 1986March 25: The 58th Academy Awards were held in Los Angeles with Out Of Africa winning Best Picture.
- •April 1986April 13: The first child born to a non-related surrogate mother is born.
- •May 1986May 12: NBC debuts the current well-known peacock as seen in the NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration.
- •June 1986June 23: Eric Thomas develops Listerv, the first email list management software.
- •July 1986July 5: The Statue of Liberty is reopened to the public after celebrating its centennial.
- •August 1986August 6: Australian Democrats leader Don Chipp retires from federal parliament and is succeeded by Janine Haines, the first woman to lead a political party in Australia.
- •September 1986September 8: The Oprah Winfrey Show premieres in syndication.
- •October 1986October 28: The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.
- •November 1986November 22: Mike Tyson wins his first world boxing title in Las Vegas.
- •December 1986December 26: After 35 years on the airwaves and holding the title of longest-running non-news program, NBC airs the final episode of the daytime drama Search for Tomorrow.