What Happened on August 9, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv
  • LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27 in London, England (NFL expo)

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, PGA National Palm Beach: Larry Nelson wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a playoff with fellow American Lanny Wadkins

  • The National Union of Mineworkers begin South Africa's longest wage strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Noonie Bao [Jonnali Mikaela Parmenius], Swedish pop songwriter and singer, born in Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
1987 Highlights

About August 9, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 23 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