On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1987

Historical Events

  • Congress begins Iran-Contra hearings
  • Detroit Tigers are 11 games back in AL, but go on to win AL East
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Birthdays

  • Marija Šestić, Bosnian singer (Rijeka bez imena), born in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
1987 Highlights

About May 5, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus