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Historical Events In 1987

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Feb 20   On this day in history ivan Brkanovic, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 21   Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Tsumura Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Syrian army marches into Beirut in the year 1987.  

Feb 22   Pop artist Andy Warhol dies in New York City at age 58 in the year 1987.  

Feb 23   On this day in history dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor  

Feb 23   Esmond Knight, actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80 in the year 1987.  

Feb 23   Russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   29th Grammy Awards Higher Love, Graceland, Bruce Hornsby win in the year 1987.  

Feb 24   Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack in the year 1987.  

Feb 25   On this day in history james Coco, actor (Joe-Dumplings), dies at 58  

Feb 25   On this day in history uS Supreme Court upholds (5-4) affirmative action  

Feb 26   In the year 1987 nASA launches GEOS-H  

Feb 26   In the year 1987 the first release of Beatles compact discs  

Feb 26   On this day in history the Tower Commission report is issued, chiding President Reagan for his national security staff's actions in the Iran-Contra affair.  

Feb 26   USSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1987.  

Feb 27   On this day in history "Washington Week In Review," 20th anniversary on PBS  

Feb 27   In the year 1987 donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff  

Feb 27   Joan Greenwood, English actress (Gentle Sex, Bad Sister), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76 meters) in the year 1987.  

Feb 27   NCAA cancels SMU's entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83 in the year 1987.  

Mar 01   On this day in history jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open  

Mar 02   In the year 1987 randolph Scott, actor (Ft Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89  

Mar 03   Actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Danny Kaye, comedian (Danny Kaye Show), dies at 74 in the year 1987.  

Mar 06   6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100 in the year 1987.  

Mar 06   On this day in history a British ferry sinks off the Belgian port of Zeebrugg, killing 189.  

Mar 06   On this day in history belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die  

Mar 06   On this day in history ecuador earthquakes in Ecuador killing 5,000 people  

Mar 06   In the Colombia - Ecuador region a 7.0 earthquake killed approximately 1,000 people, 4,000 missing, 20,000 homeless, extensive damage, landslides and ground cracks in Napo Province and in the Quito-Tulcan area, Ecuador on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history diane Chambers' (Shelley Long) final episode on Cheers  

Mar 07   Gavaskar becomes first cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs in the year 1987.  

Mar 07   Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1987 birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   On this day in history birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1987 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

Jan 07   In the year 1987 larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history death of albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)  

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