On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 21st Music City News Country Awards: 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