What Happened on May 29, 1987

Historical Events

  • Jury finds "Twilight Zone: The Movie" director John Landis innocent of involuntary manslaughter in death of actor Vic Morrow and 2 child actors during filming

Music History

Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains

  • Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandra Toreson, American actress, born in Palo Alto, California
  • Issac Luke, New Zealand Rugby League hooker (NZ 37 caps), born in Hawera, NZ
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Alain Vincx, Belgian stuntman, dies in an accident at 40
  • Charan Singh, Indian politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (1979-80), dies at 84
  • Phyllis Tate, English composer, dies at 76

About May 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years
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