What Happened on July 30, 1987

Historical Events

  • An ANC car bomb directed at the headquarters of the Wits Command in Johannesburg South Africa kills 1 person and injures 68

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Spinell, actress (Last Horror Film), dies
  • Ramón González Barrón, Spanish composer, dies at 89
1987 Highlights

About July 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 2 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