On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1987

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Michael Jackson attempts to buy Elephant Man's remains

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games

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

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
1987 Highlights

About May 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini