On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1987

Historical Events


Film tv awardsGolden Globes

44th Golden Globes: Platoon, Bob Hoskins, & Marlee Matlin win

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin
  • United Steel workers union ratified a concessionary with USX Corp

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcus Mumford, British singer-songwriter (Mumford and Sons), born in Orange County, California
  • Tyler Hubbard, American country musician (Florida Georgia Line), born in Monroe, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Yves All├ęgret, French film director, dies at 79
1987 Highlights

About January 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius