What Happened on January 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • Seven top New York City Mafia bosses sentenced to 100 years in prison each
  • West German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking

Famous Deaths

  • E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/co-founder (Trouw, Loyal), dies
1987 Highlights

About January 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 14 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