What Happened on June 6, 1987

Historical Events

  • 119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: 17 year old German Steffi Graf beats World #1 Martina Navratilova 6-4, 4-6, 8-6; Graf's first Grand Slam victory

  • NY Yankees play their 13,000th game
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

Daniel Logan (36 years old)

New Zealand actor (Boba Fett-Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones), born in Auckland, New Zealand

  • Kyle Falconer, Scottish musician
  • Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Fulton Mackay, Scottish actor and playwright (Porridge), dies of stomach cancer at 64

About June 6, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 3 months and 21 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