On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1987

Historical Events

  • 41st Tony Awards: Fences & Les Miserables win
  • Andy Van Slyke HRs off R McDowell in both ends of double header

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl retains title; beats Mats Wilander of Sweden 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander

Famous Deaths

  • John Blofeld, writer/translator/Zen practitioner, dies at 73
1987 Highlights

About June 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini