What Happened on May 31, 1987

Historical Events

  • Saul Ballesteros drives 3 golf balls off Mt McKinley, Alaska
  • Stanley Cup Final, Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, AL: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 3-1 to win title 4 games to 3: Oilers' 3rd SC

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Patrick, Canadian-American actress (Torch Song, New Orleans, High Wall), dies at 65
  • Roy Winsor, American producer (Search for Tomorrow, Love of Life), dies at 75

About May 31, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde
  • UK #1 Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston