What Happened on February 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 163 day strike against Deere & Co ends, workers accept wage freeze
  • 38,873 NBA crowd watch Chicago at Detroit

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Danielle Steel’s romance novel “Fine Things” is published

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 10-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppe Rossi, Italian footballer
  • Ronda Rousey American athlete (UFC Champion), born in Riverside, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alessandro Blasetti, Italian film director (b. 1900)
  • Ernest "Ern" Westmore, American 3rd generation make-up artist (Westmore family) and actor, dies from a heart attack at 82