On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1987

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

22nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, Randy Travis, and Reba McEntire win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
Country Singer Reba McEntire
Country Singer
Reba McEntire
Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
  • Al Campanis appears on TV program Niteline saying Blacks may not be equipped to be in baseball management, sparking a racial controversy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sugar Ray Leonard upsets Marvelous Marvin Hagler


1987 Highlights

About April 6, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries