On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1987

Historical Events

  • Chrysler Corp offered to buy American Motors Corp for $1 billion

Album Release

U2 release their fifth album "The Joshua Tree" (Grammy for Best Album 1988)

Rocker Bono

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil' Bow Wow [Shad Gregory Moss], American rapper and actor (Beware of Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Locke, South African golfer (British Open 1949-50, 52, 57), dies of meningitis at 69
1987 Highlights

About March 9, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces