What Happened on October 13, 1987

Historical Events

  • 1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
  • Costa Rican President Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize
  • West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka

Famous Deaths

  • Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, dies at 58

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain (1902-1987)

American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85


1987 Highlights

About October 13, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lost In Emotion - Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
  • UK #1 Song: You Win Again - Bee Gees