What Happened on June 8, 1987

Historical Events

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

Iran-Contra Hearing

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

1987 History

Famous Deaths

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

About June 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Always - Atlantic Starr
  • UK #1 Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston