What Happened on June 26, 1987

Historical Events

King's Record Shop

Columbia Records releases "King's Record Shop", the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, and the final of her albums produced by husband Rodney Crowell

  • Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd & win 12-11 in 10 inn
  • Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. announces his retirement
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Iaconelli, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Samir Nasri, French footballer (Antalyaspor), born in Septèmes-les-Vallons, France
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur F. Burns, American economist and chairman (Federal Reserve Board), dies at 82
  • Glen Hall, South African cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide at 49
  • Henk Badings, Dutch opera composer (Orestes), dies at 80

About June 26, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Star Trekkin' - The Firm