On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Pistons-Philadelphia 76ers game draws crowd of 53,745 at Pontiac Silverdome, Detroit; third largest crowd in NBA history; Pistons win, 125-107

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wheater, English footballer, born in Redcar, United Kingdom
  • Edinson Cavani, Uruguayan football striker (Uruguay, PSG), born in Salto, Uruguay
  • Joseph Pichler, American actor, born in Bremerton, Washington
  • Julia Savicheva, Russian singer, born in Kurgan, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Bola Sete, guitarist, dies at 63
  • Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (b. 1908)