What Happened on May 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • Military coup in Fiji under Lt. Col Sitivani Rabuka
  • Xignals PC Board BBS begins in Alabama

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashlie Brillault, American actress (Lizzie Guire), born in San Francisco, California
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Alejandro Rey, Argentine-American actor and director (Carlos-Flying Nun), dies lung cancer at 57
  • Archie Carr, American ecologist and zoologist (advocated for conservation of sea turtles), dies at 77

About May 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: With or Without You - U2
  • UK #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship