What Happened on March 9, 1987

Historical Events

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

Album Release

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Lil' Bow Wow [Shad Gregory Moss], American rapper and actor (Beware of Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

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

About March 9, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis & The News
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Boy George