On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1987

Historical Events

Music History

"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

  • Neo [Joshua], British soul and R&B singer-songwriter and record producer ("And Then Life Was Beautiful"), born in Nottingham, England
  • Tariel Zintiridis, Greek judoka, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
1987 Highlights

About December 20, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius