What Happened on August 11, 1987

Historical Events

  • France & Great-Britain send minesweepers to Persian Gulf

Famous Birthdays

  • Nkem Ojougboh, American basketball player
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Clara Peller, Russian-American manicurist and commercial spokesperson (Wendy's - "Where's the beef?"), dies of congestive heart failure at 85
1987 Highlights

About August 11, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
  • UK #1 Song: I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson