Historical Events In 1987
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Jun 21 In the year 1987 mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendent
Jun 22 On this day in history fred Astaire actor/dancer, dies at Century City Hospital in LA at 88
Jun 22 In the year 1987 fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88
Jun 23 On this day in history w Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann
Jun 24 On this day in history hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
Jun 24 ‘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 in the year 1987.
Jun 25 Boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67 in the year 1987.
Jun 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1987 supreme Court Justice Powell retires
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 in the year 1987.
Jul 02 On this day in history karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
Jul 02 Michael Bennet Chorus Line director, dies of AIDS at 44 in the year 1987.
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 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 On this day in history martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf
Jul 04 In the year 1987 nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court
Jul 05 On this day in history australian Pat Cash wins men's singles at Wimbledon
Jul 06 The first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India on this day in history.
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 On this day in history kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years
Jul 10 On this day in history john Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76
Jul 11 Heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks on this day in history.
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 in the year 1987.
Jul 13 In the year 1987 federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials