What Happened on July 2, 1987

Historical Events

  • KC Royals outfielder Jim Eisenreich hits 1st HR since 1982, in MLB comeback process, retired 1984 (Tourette syndrome)
  • Nilde Iotti is named as the first female President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruslana Korshunova, Kazakhstani model who died in unexplained circumstances, born in Almaty, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2008)
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Linnas, accused Nazi, dies of heart failure in Russia
  • Michael Bennett, American theater director and choreographer (Chorus Line), dies of AIDS at 44

About July 2, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: It's A Sin - Pet Shop Boys