On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1987

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis

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

Famous Deaths

  • Yogi Horton, drummer (Luther Vandross), commits suicide at 33
1987 Highlights

About June 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini