What Happened on May 22, 1987

Historical Events

  • 30 killed in a Texas tornado

Sports History

Canadian Rick Hansen completes his 'Man in Motion' world tour in a wheelchair at Vancouver's BC Place Stadium, raising money for spinal cord research

Famous Birthdays

Novak Đoković (36 years old)

Serbian tennis player (record equalling 24 x Grand Slam singles titles; 6 x ATP Finals), born in Belgrade, Serbia

Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Mario Zafred, Italian composer, and opera director dies at 65

About May 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 4 months and 2 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