On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1987

Famous Birthdays

  • Cassey Ho, American social media fitness entrepreneur, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lauren McAvoy, British fashion model, born in Wickford, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Bertram Wainer, Australian pro-abortion campaigner (b. 1928)
  • Earl Wilson, American journalist and columnist (Midnight Earl), dies at 79
  • Ilse Lagner, German antiwar writer, dies at 87
  • Ilse Langen, writer, dies at 87
  • Joyce Jameson, American comedienne and actress (Spike Jones Show, The Outlaw Josey Wales), commits suicide at 59
1987 Highlights

About January 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn