What Happened on December 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • First National US Tour of "Les Miserables" opens at Shubert Theatre, Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Norman, American football cornerback (First-team All-Pro, Pro Bowl 2015 Carolina Panthers; San Francisco 49ers), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Mikey Garcia, American boxer (lineal junior welterweight title 2018-20; WBO featherweight 2013; WBO junior lightweight 2013-14, WBC & IBF lightweight 2017-19), born in Oxnard, California
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Septima Poinsette Clark, American educator and civil rights activist, dies at 89
1987 Highlights

About December 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Faith - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: Always On My Mind - Pet Shop Boys