On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Astrological Harmonic Convergence-Dawn of New Age

Music releaseAlbum Release

Bon Jovi release their 3rd album "Slippery When Wet" (Billboard's top selling album of 1987)

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Northwest Airlines 255 plane crashes in Detroit, 156 die (1 lives)
  • NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs, 23-9

Famous Birthdays

  • Kyal Marsh, Australian actor, born in Clare, South Australia