On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 6th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee routs Louisiana 67-44; Lady Vols guard Tonya Edwards MOP
  • 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Howard the Duck" wins
  • PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Sandy Lyle of Scotland defeats Jeff Sluman on the 3rd hole of a sudden-death playoff to become the first international player to win the title

Sport defeatWrestleMania

WrestleMania III: Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, MI (93,173): Hulk Hogan successfully defends WWF Heavyweight title against André the Giant

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • Yitzḥak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Likud Party