What Happened on November 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Dreamgirls" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
  • 75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36
  • A Korean Air Boeing 707 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border, killing 115
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season
  • Ranger's Bob Frosse becomes 2nd goalie to score a goal (vs NY Islanders). It is later ruled that he should not be credited with goal.

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen O'Halloran, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
  • Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85