On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1987

Famous Birthdays

  • Genelia D'Souza, Indian actress (Bommarillu), born in Bombay, India
  • Xenia Tchoumitcheva, Swiss model, born in Magnitogorsk, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoli Papanov, Russian actor (Cold Summer of 1953) named as a People's Artist of the USSR (1973), dies at 64
  • Zygmunt Mycielski, Polish composer, music writer and editor (Ruch Muzyczny, 1957-68), dies at 79 [1]
1987 Highlights

About August 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo