What Happened on July 29, 1987

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Jerry Garcia agree on new flavor: Cherry Garcia - cherry ice cream with cherries and fudge flakes

Famous Birthdays

  • Sabra Johnson, American dancer (So You Think You Can Dance), teacher, and choreographer, born in The Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies
  • Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (b. 1894)
1987 Highlights

About July 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shakedown (From "Beverly Hills Cop II") - Bob Seger
  • UK #1 Song: La Bamba - Los Lobos