What Happened on December 31, 1987

Famous Birthdays

  • Émilie Le Pennec, French gymnast, born in La Garenne-Colombes, France
  • Javaris Crittenton, American basketball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • [Gordon] Randall [P D] Garrett, author (Lord Darcy), dies at 60
1987 Highlights

About December 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

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