On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • Discovery rolls over from OPF to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida)

Sports History

Mike Tyson sexually harasses a parking lot attendant

US Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Olympic Club: Scott Simpson passes and holds off 1982 champion Tom Watson on the Lake Course to win his only major title by 1 stroke


Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Thomas, Australian AFL footballer, born in Victoria
  • Khatia Buniatishvili, French-Georgian concert pianist, born in Batumi, Georgia
  • Kim Ryeowook, Korean pop singer (Super Junior), born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Sebastian Prödl, Austrian footballer, born in Graz, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer, TV commercial actor (b. 1914)
1987 Highlights

About June 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer