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 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

Famous Deaths

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