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Historical Events In 1987

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Mar 07   In the year 1987 world Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champ, "Iron" Mike Tyson, became the youngest heavyweight titlist ever as he beat James Smith in a decision during a 12-round bout in Las Vegas.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 17th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,184,425  

Mar 08   David Hookes (306) Wayne Phillips make 462 stand for South Australia in the year 1987.  

Mar 08   In the year 1987 fBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr in California  

Mar 09   On this day in history chrysler Corporation offered to buy American Motors Corporation on this day.  

Mar 10   Vatican formal opposition to test-tube fertilization &embryo transfer in the year 1987.  

Mar 11   Actor, singer, dancer, comedian, broadcaster and American entertainment icon, Danny Kaye, died in Los Angeles at the age of 74 in the year 1987.  

Mar 11   On this day in history wayne Gretzky scores 1,500th NHL point  

Mar 11   On this day in history [Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74  

Mar 12   "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial NYC for 4000+ performances in the year 1987.  

Mar 12   Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North on this day in history.  

Mar 12   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1987.  

Mar 12   On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Cincinnati won by Bestemianova &Bukin (USSR)  

Mar 12   World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva &Grinkov (USSR) in the year 1987.  

Mar 12   World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt (German Democratic Republic) in the year 1987.  

Mar 12   On this day in history world Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (Canada)  

Mar 13   On this day in history bernhard Grzimek, West German zoologist, dies at 77  

Mar 13   John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 761 performances  

Mar 15   On this day in history 13th People's Choice Awards Bill Cosby  

Mar 15   13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby in the year 1987.  

Mar 15   New Zealand beat West Indies by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay in the year 1987.  

Mar 16   In the year 1987 scott McKay, actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71  

Mar 17   In the year 1987 iBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3 (but Windows is on the way)  

Mar 17   Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 vs Pakistan in the year 1987.  

Mar 17   In the year 1987 torrential rains and mudslides in Tajikistan, Soviet Union, destroy dam, killing 19 people and leaving nine others missing.  

Mar 18   On this day in history bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82  

Mar 18   On this day in history gerber survey find most popular names for newborns (Jessica & Matthew)  

Mar 18   In the year 1987 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

Mar 19   On this day in history arch Oboler, radio writer (Lights Out), dies at 77  

Mar 19   Bonnie Blair skates ladies world record 500 meter (39.43 seconds) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company in the year 1987.  

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

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

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

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   Gustav Knuth, actor (Heidi, Rats), dies at 85 in the year 1987.  

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   On this day in history 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   Marion Hutton, American singer and actress (b. 1919) died in the year 1987.  

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died on this day in history.  

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