On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1987

Historical Events

  • "Don't Get God Started" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 86 performances
  • Thomas Hearns wins unprecedented 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
1987 Highlights

About October 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio