What Happened on July 15, 1987

Historical Events

Music History

Boy George barred from British TV show, he may be a bad influence

  • John Poindexter testifies at Iran-Contra hearings
  • State of siege ends in Taiwan
1987 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alfie Bass [Abraham Basalinsky], British actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served), dies at 71
  • Jack O'Hagan, cricketer and composer (Our Don Bradman), dies at 88

About July 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone - Heart
  • UK #1 Song: It's A Sin - Pet Shop Boys