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 History

About April 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 5 months and 19 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