On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater in NYC for 761 performances
  • "Sweet Charity" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 368 performances
  • Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes & Joel Garner
  • NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test Cricket
  • US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay

Famous Birthdays

  • Taiwan Brown, video jockey
  • Tatiana Shmailyuk, Ukrainian heavy metal vocalist (Jinjer -"Pisces"), born in Donetsk, Ukraine

Famous Deaths

  • Red Dutton, Canadian ice hockey player (Calgary Tigers) and coach, dies at 89
  • Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY), dies at 82
1987 Highlights

About March 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces