What Happened on October 1, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Roza" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA
  • Fiji's constitution is suspended
  • The Whittier Narrows earthquake shook the San Gabriel Valley, registering as a magnitude 5.9.

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroki Aiba, Japanese actor and singer (The Prince Of Tennis), born in Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
  • Michaela Coel, English actress, filmmaker and singer (Chewing Gum), born in London, England
1987 Highlights

About October 1, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - M/A/R/R/S