What Happened on December 19, 1987

Historical Events

  • NHL Boston Bruins Ken Linseman & St. Louis Blues Doug Gilmore set a record for the fastest two goals in league history, scoring 2 seconds apart

Famous Birthdays

Karim BenzemaKarim Benzema (35 years old)

French soccer striker (FIFA Ballon d'Or 2022; Lyon, Real Madrid), born in Lyon, France

  • Ronan Farrow, American journalist (The New Yorker), born in New York City
Born in 1987

Famous Weddings

Johnny Bench

Retired baseball catcher Johnny Bench (40) weds Laura Cwikowski

1987 Highlights

About December 19, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 9 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