What Happened on April 2, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Mikado" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • IBM introduces PS/2 & OS/2

Famous Birthdays

  • Pablo César Aguilar, Paraguayan soccer defender (28 caps; Sportivo Luqueño, América, Cruz Azul), born in Luque, Paraguay
  • Shane Lowry, Irish golfer (US Open 2016 runner-up), born in Clara, County Offaly
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

Buddy RichBuddy Rich (1917-1987)

American jazz drummer and bandleader (Buddy Rich Band - "Away We Go"), dies at 69

About April 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
  • UK #1 Song: Let It Be - Ferry Aid