What Happened on June 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A bomb blast in a Johannesburg video-game arcade kills an unborn baby and injures ten people
  • The International Labour Organisation, meeting for its annual conference in Geneva, calls for international sanctions against South African minerals
  • Tom Seaver retires after 3rd try with NY Mets

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire