On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1987

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Singer-Songwriter
Boy George
  • John Poindexter testifies at Iran-Contra hearings
  • State of siege ends in Taiwan

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
1987 Highlights

About July 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer