On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1987

Historical Events

  • Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for year record ($697,385)

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Michael Jackson's "Bad" video premieres on CBS TV

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • South Africa's longest mine strike in history ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Petros Kravaritis, Greek footballer
1987 Highlights

About August 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo