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Historical Events In 1987

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Aug 04   On this day in history fCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters  

Aug 04   Kenny Price, comedian (Midwestern Hayride, Hee Haw), dies at 56 in the year 1987.  

Aug 05   On this day in history zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79  

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

Aug 07   5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 08   Lynne Cox became first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1987 calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies  

Aug 11   Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72 in the year 1987.  

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

Aug 17   Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84 in the year 1987.  

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

Aug 17   Rudolph Hess Nazi, dies at 93, after 46 years in Spandau Prison in the year 1987.  

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 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 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?? on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Clayton Lonetree, first marine court-martialed for spying, convicted on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1987 madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1  

Aug 23   In the year 1987 siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77  

Aug 25   On this day in history dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42  

Aug 26   John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1987 birth of nikki Webster, Australian entertainer  

Aug 07   Sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play)  

Oct 29   On this day in history birth of makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer  

Nov 06   Ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1987 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   P G Joshi, cricketer (12 Tests for India 1951-60, ct 18 stp 9), dies in the year 1987.  

Jan 09   In the year 1987 arthur Lake, actor (Dagwood-Blondie), dies at 81  

Jan 10   In the year 1987 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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