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Historical Events In 1987

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jun 21   In the year 1987 mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendent  

Jun 22   Fred Astaire actor/dancer, dies at Century City Hospital in LA at 88 in the year 1987.  

Jun 22   Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88 in the year 1987.  

Jun 23   W Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1987 ‘The Great One’, Jackie Gleason, passed away on this day, at the age of 71. Gleason was one of TV’s biggest stars in the 1950s and 1960s. He started on the DuMont Television Network, became a celebrated fixture on CBSTV, and later, a movie star. He starred in honored films such as, "Gigot" and "The Hustler". He also starred in "Smokey and the Bandit". Jackie Gleason is best remembered from TV, however, as bus driver Ralph Kramden in "The Honeymooners", which still ranks as one of TV’s greatest sitcoms.  

Jun 25   Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67 in the year 1987.  

Jun 25   In the year 1987 pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim  

Jun 25   The USSR begins major changes to its economy to make it more like a Western economy on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71  

Jun 27   In the year 1987 supreme Court Justice Powell retires  

Jun 28   In the year 1987 e F Helin discovers asteroid #3680 Sasha  

Jun 30   On this day in history federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94  

Jun 30   Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump in the year 1987.  

Jul 02   Karl Linnas accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1987 karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia  

Jul 02   On this day in history michael Bennet Chorus Line director, dies of AIDS at 44  

Jul 03   2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic on this day in history.  

Jul 03   NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play in the year 1987.  

Jul 03   In the year 1987 viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90  

Jul 04   In the year 1987 discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission  

Jul 04   In the year 1987 martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf  

Jul 04   Nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1987 australian Pat Cash wins men's singles at Wimbledon  

Jul 06   In the year 1987 the first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India  

Jul 07   On this day in history kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women  

Jul 07   On this day in history lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing  

Jul 08   Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years on this day in history.  

Jul 10   John Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1987 heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks  

Jul 11   Thomas F Waddell found of Gay olympics, dies of AIDS at 50 in the year 1987.  

Jul 11   Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50 in the year 1987.  

Jul 13   Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1987 birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born in the year 1987.  

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

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

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

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born in the year 1987.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 in the year 1987.  

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

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1987 larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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

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   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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