What Happened on November 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • 28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9, die in crash at Denver

F1 World Champion

Brazilian Williams driver Nelson Piquet retires from Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide with break trouble but wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 12 points from Nigel Mansell

  • Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)
  • Leile McBridge (Denver), crowned Miss Black America
  • NY Giant Raul Allegre kicks 2, 50 or more yard field goals in a game
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Hecox, Member of Smosh
Born in 1987

About November 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mony Mony - Billy Idol
  • UK #1 Song: China In Your Hand - T'pau