On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 performances
  • Thomas Hearns wins unprecidented 4th different weight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer

Famous Deaths

  • Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
  • Woody Herman, American jazz clarinetist and composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74