What Happened on October 29, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 performances

Boxing Title Fight

Thomas Hearns wins unprecedented 4th different weight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Dalton, American NFL player (Chicago Bears), born in Katy, Texas
  • Makoto Ogawa, Japanese pop singer (Morning Musume), born in Kashiwazaki, Japan
  • Tove Lo, Swedish singer-songwriter ("Sunshine Kitty"), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Kamal El Mallakh, Egyptian archaeologist (King Khufu Solar ship), and journalist, dies at 57
  • Woody Herman, American jazz clarinetist and composer (Thundering Herd), dies at 74

About October 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio

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