Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 26 May 2022
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 on this day in history.
Jun 22 Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jun 23 W Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann in the year 1987.
Jun 24 In the year 1987 hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
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 On this day in history boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
Jun 25 In the year 1987 pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim
Jun 25 In the year 1987 the USSR begins major changes to its economy to make it more like a Western economy
Jun 26 In the year 1987 glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide
Jun 27 On this day in history jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71
Jun 27 Supreme Court Justice Powell retires on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1987 e F Helin discovers asteroid #3680 Sasha
Jun 30 Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump on this day in history.
Jul 02 Karl Linnas accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia on this day in history.
Jul 02 Karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia on this day in history.
Jul 02 Michael Bennet Chorus Line director, dies of AIDS at 44 in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 03 Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jul 04 Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission in the year 1987.
Jul 04 Martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf on this day in history.
Jul 04 Nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court on this day in history.
Jul 05 Australian Pat Cash wins men's singles at Wimbledon on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history the first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
Jul 07 In the year 1987 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 in the year 1987.
Jul 10 On this day in history john Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76
Jul 11 On this day in history heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks
Jul 11 In the year 1987 thomas F Waddell found of Gay olympics, dies of AIDS at 50
Jul 11 Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50 on this day in history.
Jul 13 On this day in history federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials