Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 28 February 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 In the year 1987 w Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann
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 In the year 1987 boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
Jun 25 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim in the year 1987.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 27 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1987 supreme Court Justice Powell retires
Jun 28 E F Helin discovers asteroid #3680 Sasha on this day in history.
Jun 30 Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94 in the year 1987.
Jun 30 On this day in history patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump
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 In the year 1987 2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic
Jul 03 NY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
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 In the year 1987 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 In the year 1987 thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50
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.