On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1987

Historical Events

Music releaseAlbum Release

Guns & Roses debut album "Appetite for Destruction" is released, and becomes the best-selling debut album of all time with more than 30 million copies sold

Rocker and Singer-Songwriter Axl Rose
Rocker and Singer-Songwriter
Axl Rose
Musician Slash
  • Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA

Famous Birthdays

  • AnnaLynne McCord, American actress (Nip, Tuck), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1987 Highlights

About July 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer