What Happened on March 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)

Historic Event

John Gotti, boss of the Gambino crime family, is acquitted of racketeering

  • Washington Caps score 5 goals against Toronto in 3 mins & 3 secs

Famous Birthdays

  • Marco Andretti, American racecar driver (grandson of Mario Andretti), born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), dies at 77
  • Fela Sowande, Nigerian musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, dies at 80
  • Gerald Moore, English pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87
1987 Highlights

About March 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Boy George