What Happened on May 27, 1987

Historical Events

  • 31st European Cup: Porto beats Bayern Munich 2-1 at Vienna
  • Christian evangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal

Sports History

New York Yankees knuckleballer Phil Niekro is 3rd pitcher to make 700th start, joining Cy Young and Don Sutton

1987 History

Famous Deaths

  • John H. Northrop, American biochemist (crystallized enzymes (Nobel 1946)), dies at 95

About May 27, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 8 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