On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Little Shop of Horrors" is released in Germany
  • Colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for $242,000
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Franck Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer, born in Yaoundé, Cameron
  • Francois Steyn, South African rugby union footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Rita Hayworth [Margarita Cansino], American actress (Gilda, Cover Girl, The Lady from Shanghai), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 68
1987 Highlights

About May 14, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus