What Happened on January 12, 1987

Historical Events

British History

Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training

Famous Birthdays

  • Naya Rivera, American actress and singer (Glee; Step Up: High Water), born in Santa Clarita, California (d. 2020)
  • Salvatore Sirigu, Italian footballer, born in Nuoro, Italy
  • Will Rothhaar, American actor, born in NYC, New York
1987 Highlights

About January 12, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shake You Down - Gregory Abbott
  • UK #1 Song: Reet Petite (The Sweetest Girl in Town) - Jackie Wilson