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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

Sep 02   In the year 1987 birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   In the year 1987 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   In the year 1987 birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of ian Hecox, Member of Smosh  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1987 gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85  

Jan 04   F van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79 in the year 1987.  

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 in the year 1987.  

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   Arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

Jan 11   In the year 1987 death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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