What Happened on March 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • France beats Ireland, 19-13 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin the clinch the outright Five Nations Rugby Championship for the 8th time and 4th Grand Slam title
  • PSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (Ÿ17 million)

Famous Deaths

  • Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), dies in a military aircraft crash at 35
  • Robert Preston [Meservey], American stage and screen actor and singer (The Music Man; Mame; The Last Starfighter), dies of lung cancer at 68
1987 Highlights

About March 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

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