On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1987

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis wins

Country Music Singer Randy Travis
Country Music Singer
Randy Travis
  • New Zealand's Labour government legislates against nuclear weapons and nuclear powered vessels in NZ. Only nation to legislate against nuclear power.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oliver North's secretary Fawn Hall testifies at Iran-Contra hearing

Political Commentator and Iran-Contra Figure Oliver North
Political Commentator and Iran-Contra Figure
Oliver North

Famous Deaths

  • Yogi Horton, American R&B and funk drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33
1987 Highlights

About June 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini