What Happened on February 26, 1987

Historical Events

  • 1st release of Beatles on compact disc: "Please Please Me"; "With The Beatles"; "A Hard Day's Night"; and "Beatles For Sale" [1]
  • NASA launches GEOS-H

Sports History

NBA's Michael Jordan's 58 points in one game is a Chicago Bulls record

  • Tower Commission probes Iran-Contra affair
  • USSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wash blocks 20 Indiana shots tying NBA regulation game record

Famous Birthdays

  • Juliet Simms, American singer & songwriter (Automatic Loveletter), born in San Francisco, California
1987 Highlights

About February 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: Stand By Me - Ben E. King