What Happened on June 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • Bettino Craxi's Socialist Party wins election in Italy
  • Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for The Ring heavyweight boxing title at Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • J A K Cochrane, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1931), dies
  • Walter Heller, American economist (Old Myths & New Realities), dies at 71

About June 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
  • UK #1 Song: Star Trekkin' - The Firm