On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1987

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren McFadden, American football player

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Smalls, American Tony Award-winning composer and songwriter (The Wiz), dies of a burst appendix at 43
  • Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (b. 1962)
1987 Highlights

About August 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo