On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1987

Historical Events

Music History

Paul McCartney releases "Once Upon a Long Ago"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Weddings

Lenny Kravitz

Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (b. 1937)
  • Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
1987 Highlights

About November 16, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio