On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1987

Historical Events

  • Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome
  • Soyuz TM-3 launched with 3 cosmonauts (1 Syrian)
  • US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf

Famous Deaths

  • A G Kripal Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India), dies
1987 Highlights

About July 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone - Heart
  • UK #1 Song: Who's That Girl - Madonna