On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1987

Historical Events

  • 29th Grammy Awards: Higher Love, Graceland, Bruce Hornsby wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores his 36,000th NBA point in a 97-93 win over the Suns in Phoenix

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King

Famous Birthdays

  • Chieko Kawabe, Japanese singer, model and actress
  • Daniel Reilly, British entrepreneur
  • Mayuko Iwasa, Japanese entertainer and model

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Connors, American Legendary Radio personality, dies in a car crash at 46
1987 Highlights

About February 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces