What Happened on June 30, 1987

Historical Events

Daytime Emmy Awards

Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time

  • Patrik Sjöberg of Sweden sets a new men's high jump world record 2.42m (7 ft 11 1⁄4 in) in Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie
1987 History

Famous Deaths

  • Federico Mompou, Spanish composer, dies at 94
  • Jackie Fields, American featherweight boxer (2x World Welterweight Champion, Olympic gold 1924), dies at 79
  • King Donovan, actor and director (Enforcer, Perfect Furlough), dies
  • Thor Thorvaldsen, Norwegian yachtsman (Olympic gold dragon class 1948, 52), dies at 78

About June 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 29 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: It's A Sin - Pet Shop Boys