What Happened on November 24, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Make It Last Forever" debut album by Keith Sweat is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1988)
  • Concert performance of Heitor Villa-Lobos' folk operetta "Magdalena" debuts at Alice Tully Hall in NYC's Lincoln Center
  • Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang for the People's Republic of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Megan Mullins, American country singer-songwriter, fiddler, and mandolin player, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Renate Reinsve, Norwegian actress (The Worst Person in the World), born in Solbergelva, Norway
  • Sabi [Jenice Portlock], American hip-hop and pop singer-songwriter (The Bangz; "You Make Me Feel..."), born in Inglewood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jehane BenoĆ®t, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904)
1987 Highlights

About November 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (I've Had) The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
  • UK #1 Song: China In Your Hand - T'pau