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Historical Events In 1987

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Mar 30   Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" sells for record £22.5M ($39.7 million) on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Buddy Rich drummer/orch leader (Away We Go), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   On this day in history buddy Rich, drummer/orchestra leader (Away We Go), dies at 69  

Apr 03   In the year 1987 bill Elliott sets NASCAR qualifying record of 212.809 mph at Talladega  

Apr 03   Chicago Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to A's for 3 minor leaguers in the year 1987.  

Apr 03   Duchess of Windsor's jewels auctioned for œ31,380,197 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   The late Duchess of Windsor's jewels are auctioned, fetching nearly $US45 million in the year 1987.  

Apr 03   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1987 dow Jones up 69.89 points, ending at record 2,390.34 points  

Apr 05   On this day in history 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King  

Apr 05   Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman in the year 1987.  

Apr 05   In the year 1987 wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title  

Apr 06   Sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler in the year 1987.  

Apr 07   Al Campanis, Dodger executive for more than 40 years, resigns, after making racial remarks on "Nightline" on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Maxine Sullivan, [Williams], US actress (Going Places), dies at 75 in the year 1987.  

Apr 08   Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 in the year 1987.  

Apr 09   In the year 1987 francis C Denebrink US Naval officer who participated in (WW I, WW II, and Korea dies at 90  

Apr 09   In the year 1987 supreme Court of Canada rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution  

Apr 11   In the year 1987 erskine Caldwell, novelist (Tobacco Road), dies at 83  

Apr 12   Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Texaco files for brankruptcy in the year 1987.  

Apr 14   Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   FCC imposes a broader definition of indecency over airwaves on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Michael Jordon, becomes 2nd NBA to score 3000 points in a season on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36 in the year 1987.  

Apr 17   Julius Erving becomes the 3rd NBA player to score 30,000 points in the year 1987.  

Apr 18   An unconscous skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air in the year 1987.  

Apr 18   Pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph) in the year 1987.  

Apr 19   On this day in history hugh "Lumpy" Brannum, Actor (Mr Green Jeans), dies at 77  

Apr 19   Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph) in the year 1987.  

Apr 19   Maxwell D Taylor US commander 101st airborne (WW II), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   "Starlight Express"posted the largest week’ s gross in Broadway history. The roller-skating musical earned $606,081 at the box office on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1987 antony Tudor, dancer/choreographer (Amer Ballet Theater) dies at 78  

Apr 20   On this day in history rosa Mota wins the women's division of the Boston Marathon  

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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   Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco) was born in the year 1987.  

Oct 23   In the year 1987 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   Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer was born in the year 1987.  

Nov 15   Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh was born in the year 1987.  

Famous Deaths In 1987

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  

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

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

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

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