On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1987

Historical Events

  • Fox TV network premieres showing "Married With Children" and "The Tracey Ullman Show"

Golf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wins the first of her 6 major titles in a sudden-death playoff with Patty Sheehan, with a par on the 2nd extra hole

Sports History

Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title


1987 Highlights

About April 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries