Historical Events In 1987
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
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 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 On this day in history the USSR begins major changes to its economy to make it more like a Western economy
Jun 26 Glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide in the year 1987.
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 in the year 1987.
Jun 30 Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history karl Linnas accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
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 on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history 2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
Jul 03 In the year 1987 nY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play
Jul 03 On this day in history viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90
Jul 04 On this day in history discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission
Jul 04 Martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf in the year 1987.
Jul 04 In the year 1987 nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court
Jul 05 Australian Pat Cash wins men's singles at Wimbledon in the year 1987.
Jul 06 The first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India in the year 1987.
Jul 07 Kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women in the year 1987.
Jul 07 Lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing on this day in history.
Jul 08 Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1987.