On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1987

Historical Events

  • 3rd Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Lives wins

Famous Deaths

  • George Thalben-Ball, Australian-English organist (Birmingham City Organist, 1949-83), and composer (Elegy), dies at 90
  • Renato Guttuso, Italian painter (Flight From Etna; Crucifixion), theater set designer, and politician, dies at 75
1987 Highlights

About January 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: At This Moment - Billy Vera & The Beaters
  • UK #1 Song: Jack Your Body - Steve 'Silk' Hurley