On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1987

Historical Events

  • Mookie Blaylock sets NBA record of 13 steals in a game
  • Okla's sets NCAA record of 33 steals vs Centenary
  • Rollermania at Madison Square Garden, Eastern Express beats Midwest Pioneers

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Jorrín, Cuban musician and composer (b. 1926)
  • Louis de Meester, Belgian composer, dies at 83
  • Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), dies from a heart attack at 80
1987 Highlights

About December 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius