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Historical Events In 1987

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 14   On this day in history colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000  

May 14   In the year 1987 rita Hayworth, actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68  

May 15   In the year 1987 john Baur, museum director, dies at 78  

May 16   "Bobro 400", a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, set sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful 8-week search for a dumping site in the year 1987.  

May 16   Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in Los Angeles in the year 1987.  

May 16   Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show in the year 1987.  

May 17   "Stardust" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 102 performances on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1987 gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, economist (Nobel 1974), dies at 88  

May 17   On this day in history uSS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die  

May 18   Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73 in the year 1987.  

May 19   On this day in history alice B[radley] Sheldon, sci-fi author (Byte Beautiful), dies at 71  

May 20   Götenborg wins 16th UEFA Cup at Dundee on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1987 wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF & Harley Race for trademark name "king"  

May 21   On this day in history alejandro Rey, actor (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies at 57  

May 21   Military coup in Fiji Islands under Lieutenant Colonel Sitivani Rabuka in the year 1987.  

May 21   In the year 1987 xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama  

May 22   In the year 1987 30 killed in a Texas tornado  

May 22   Mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1987.  

May 23   Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86 in the year 1987.  

May 24   Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indianapolis 500 on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89  

May 26   On this day in history cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe  

May 26   Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka in the year 1987.  

May 26   Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1987 william H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA  

May 27   Jim & Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal in the year 1987.  

May 27   In the year 1987 postage wins 32nd Europe Cup 1 in Vienna  

May 28   On this day in history 60th National Spelling Bee Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci  

May 28   On this day in history 60th National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling staphylococci  

May 28   In the year 1987 charles Ludlam, actor (Big Easy), dies at 44  

May 28   In the year 1987 mathias Rust, 19, West German pilot, makes unauthorized landing in USSR  

May 28   In the year 1987 monitor, Civil War warship, is discovered by a deep sea robot  

May 28   Paul Pearman jumps 21 barrels on a skateboard in Augusta on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history stacking of Discovery's SRBs completed  

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Famous Birthdays In 1987

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 30   Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer was born in the year 1987.  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of sidney Crosby, Canadian hockey player  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)  

Oct 23   Faye Hamlin, Swedish singer (Play) was born in the year 1987.  

Oct 29   Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1987 birth of ana Ivanović, Serbian tennis player  

Nov 15   In the year 1987 birth of isaiah Osbourne, English footballer  

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

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

Jan 11   Albert Ferber, Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911) died in the year 1987.  

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