On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Nuts" with Barbra Streisand premieres

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0)
  • Dona Paz ferry sinks after crash with oil tanker Vector in Philippine waters, 4,386 die in world's deadliest peacetime maritime disaster

Famous Birthdays

  • Tariel Zintiridis, Greek judoka, born in Tbilisi, Georgia