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.