What Happened on March 17, 1987

Historical Events

  • IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3

Cricket History

Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an innings of 96 v Pak

Famous Deaths

  • Santo Trafficante Jr., American gangster (head of the Trafficante crime family in Florida and Cuba), dies at 71

About March 17, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Boy George