On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 37th NBA All-Star Game, Kingdome, Seattle, WA: West beats East, 154-149 (OT); MVP: Tom Chambers, Seattle SuperSonics, C

Famous Birthdays

  • Carolina Kostner, Italian European champion figure skater

Famous Deaths

  • Bronislawa Wajs [Papuscha], writer, dies
  • Harriet MacGibbon, American actress, dies of a pulmonary & cardiac failure at 81