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Historical Events In 1987

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 29   "Twilight Zone" director John Landis found innocent in death of actor Vic Morrow on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40  

May 29   Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains in the year 1987.  

May 30   Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks), dies at 94 on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1987 mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for World Boxing Council heavyweight boxing title  

May 30   North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video on this day in history.  

May 30   Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for International Boxing Federation heavyweight boxing title in the year 1987.  

May 30   West German Mathias Rust lands airplane on Red Square causes quite a stir in the Kremlin!! Some say the beginning of th eend of the R on this day in history.  

May 31   Dorothy Patrick, actress (Torch Song, New Orleans, High Wall), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1987 errol W Barrow, PM of Barbados (1961-76), dies at 67  

Jun 02   Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94 in the year 1987.  

Jun 03   Andres Segovia, guitarist, dies in the year 1987.  

Jun 05   "Nightline" presents it's first "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3 47 AM on this day in history.  

Jun 05   "Nightline" presents it's first "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM on this day in history.  

Jun 07   John Blofeld, writer/translator/Zen practitioner, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Yogi Horton, drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33 in the year 1987.  

Jun 09   On this day in history grandon Rhodes, actor (Gentleman From Nowhere), dies  

Jun 10   Discovery's SRBs and External Tank are mated on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Elizabeth Hartman, actress (Fixer, Patch of Blue), dies at 45 in the year 1987.  

Jun 11   On this day in history margaret Thatcher is first British PM in 160 years to win 3rd cons term  

Jun 13   On this day in history daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel &Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 mi from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina  

Jun 13   In the year 1987 geraldine Page, actress (Blue & Gray), dies at 62  

Jun 14   4th full-duration test firing of redesigned SRB motor in the year 1987.  

Jun 14   In the year 1987 les Favell, cricketer (757 runs for Australia), dies  

Jun 15   J A K Cochrane, cricketer (Test for S Afr 1931), dies in the year 1987.  

Jun 16   Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens in the year 1987.  

Jun 16   On this day in history subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession charges after shooting 4 black youths who tried to rob him  

Jun 17   Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51 in the year 1987.  

Jun 18   Bruce Marshall, writer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Ben & Jerry Ice Cream & Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia announce new Ice Cream flavor, Cherry Garcia in the year 1987.  

Jun 19   In the year 1987 geffen records sign their first artist (Donna Summer)  

Jun 19   On this day in history wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends  

Jun 20   Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass in the year 1987.  

Jun 21   Discovery rolls over from OPF to Vandenberg AFB in the year 1987.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   On this day in history birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Jan 08   P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies in the year 1987.  

Jan 09   In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

Jan 11   In the year 1987 death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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