On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Dreamgirls" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
  • 75th CFL Grey Cup, BC Place, Vancouver: Edmonton Eskimos 10th Championship; defeat Toronto Argonauts, 38-36 on Jerry Kauric's last second field-goal
  • 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 SF 49ers completes NFL record of 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, born in Cobh, Republic of Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
  • Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85
1987 Highlights

About November 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius