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Historical Events In 1987

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Aug 04   FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters in the year 1987.  

Aug 04   In the year 1987 kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56  

Aug 05   In the year 1987 zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79  

Aug 06   Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91 in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea in the year 1987.  

Aug 08   On this day in history lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait  

Aug 09   In the year 1987 kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55  

Aug 10   On this day in history calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies  

Aug 11   In the year 1987 clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86  

Aug 13   On this day in history vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72  

Aug 16   On this day in history 156 die as Northwest Flight 255 crashes at take off in Detroit  

Aug 17   In the year 1987 charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84  

Aug 17   In the year 1987 dow Jones Industrial Avg closes above 2,700 for 1st time (2,700.57)  

Aug 17   On this day in history rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison  

Aug 18   In the year 1987 philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28 21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it  

Aug 18   Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel. His time 28:21, 10 hours faster than the first man to do it in the year 1987.  

Aug 19   On this day in history hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies  

Aug 20   The Canadian federal government slaps a total ban on smoking in public service offices, starting Jan. 1, 1988. Smoking by government employees at all public service counters ends immediately, well maybe not quite?? in the year 1987.  

Aug 21   On this day in history clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted  

Aug 21   Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies in the year 1987.  

Aug 22   Madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1987.  

Aug 24   Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes in the year 1987.  

Aug 24   Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77 in the year 1987.  

Aug 25   In the year 1987 dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42  

Aug 26   On this day in history john Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies  

Aug 28   On this day in history john Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81  

Aug 29   Academy Award-winner Lee Marvin dies in Tucson, AZ, at age 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 sec in the year 1987.  

Aug 30   Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump women's record (6'10¬") on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history curtis Strange sets golf's earning for the year record ($697,385)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

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   On this day in history f van Heek, Dutch sociologist, dies at 79  

Jan 05   Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

Jan 08   On this day in history p G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies  

Jan 09   On this day in history arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919)  

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

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