What Happened on May 9, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 183 die aboard a Polish jetliner that crashes in Warsaw
  • 32nd Eurovision Song Contest: Johnny Logan for Ireland wins singing "Hold Me Now" in Brussels

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oriole Eddie Murray is 1st to switch hit HRs in 2 consecutive games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Tom Cruise (27) & actress Mimi Rogers (33), marry

Actor Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

Famous Deaths

  • Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian statesman and nationalist, dies at 78