What Happened on November 28, 1987

Historical Events

  • South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die

Famous Birthdays

Karen GillanKaren Gillan (35 years old)

Scottish actress (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Inverness, Scotland

Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Choh Hao Li, Chinese-American bio-chemist (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
  • Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
1987 Highlights

About November 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 6 months and 2 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