On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1987

Historical Events

  • Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky
  • Revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Cabaret" opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 262 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Angiolino "Lino" Ventura, Italian actor (Happy New Year, Pain in the A--), dies of a heart attack at 68
1987 Highlights

About October 22, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra