What Happened on June 5, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Nightline" presents its 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS and the show runs until 3:47 AM

Sports History

Dwight Gooden returns from drug rehabilitation & allows wins game

Music History

Prince's Trust Rock Gala: Eric Clapton leads an all-star band including George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Phil Collins, and Jeff Lynne at Wembley Stadium, London

1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Clements, English actor (Eastenders), born in Sidcup, England
  • Lara Worthington [Bingle], Australian model, born in Sydney, Australia
Born in 1987

About June 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde
  • UK #1 Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston