On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1987

Historical Events

  • 105°F in Sacramento, CA
  • Diane Chambers' (Shelley Long) final episode on TV comedy "Cheers"

Famous Birthdays

  • Chiara Ferragni, Italian fashion blogger (The Blonde Salad), born in Cremona, Italy
  • Katie Danza, daughter of Tony & Tracy Danza
  • Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Blakely, Northern-Irish character actor (Shattered, Equus, King Lear), dies of leukaemia at 56
1987 Highlights

About May 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus