What Happened on October 21, 1987

Historical Events

  • 7th Belgium government of Martens forms
  • Full US Senate debate begins on Robert Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Robert Solow for his theory of economic growth

1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Anele Ngcongca, South African soccer defender (53 caps; Genk), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Dean Lewis, Australian singer-songwriter ("Waves", "Be Alright"), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88

About October 21, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

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