Historical Events In 1987
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Jun 21 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendent on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1987 fred Astaire actor/dancer, dies at Century City Hospital in LA at 88
Jun 22 Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88 in the year 1987.
Jun 23 In the year 1987 w Landgraf discovers asteroid #3683 Baumann
Jun 24 On this day in history hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
Jun 24 ‘The Great One’, Jackie Gleason, passed away on this day, at the age of 71. Gleason was one of TV’s biggest stars in the 1950s and 1960s. He started on the DuMont Television Network, became a celebrated fixture on CBSTV, and later, a movie star. He starred in honored films such as, "Gigot" and "The Hustler". He also starred in "Smokey and the Bandit". Jackie Gleason is best remembered from TV, however, as bus driver Ralph Kramden in "The Honeymooners", which still ranks as one of TV’s greatest sitcoms on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history boudleaux Bryant, song writer (for Everly Bros), dies at 67
Jun 25 In the year 1987 pope John Paul II receives Austrian Pres Kurt Waldheim
Jun 25 In the year 1987 the USSR begins major changes to its economy to make it more like a Western economy
Jun 26 In the year 1987 glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide
Jun 27 Jackie Gleason, comedian (Ralph Kramden-Honeymooners), dies at 71 in the year 1987.
Jun 27 Supreme Court Justice Powell retires on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history e F Helin discovers asteroid #3680 Sasha
Jun 30 Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94 in the year 1987.
Jun 30 Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump in the year 1987.
Jul 02 Karl Linnas accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
Jul 02 On this day in history michael Bennet Chorus Line director, dies of AIDS at 44
Jul 03 2 men became first hot-air balloon travelers to cross Atlantic on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history nY Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman & Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play
Jul 03 Viola Dana, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), dies at 90 in the year 1987.
Jul 04 Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission on this day in history.
Jul 04 Martina Navratilova wins 6th straight Wimbeldon defeats Steffi Graf in the year 1987.
Jul 04 In the year 1987 nazi Klaus Barbie, "Butcher of Lyon" convicted by a French court
Jul 05 On this day in history australian Pat Cash wins men's singles at Wimbledon
Jul 06 The first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India in the year 1987.
Jul 07 On this day in history kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women
Jul 07 Lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing in the year 1987.
Jul 08 On this day in history kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years
Jul 10 John Hammond, Jazz reviewer (Melody Maker), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1987 heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks
Jul 11 Thomas F Waddell found of Gay olympics, dies of AIDS at 50 in the year 1987.
Jul 11 On this day in history thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50
Jul 13 Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials in the year 1987.