What Happened on October 3, 1987

Historical Events

  • Michael Pruffer of France skis 135.26 MPH at Portillo, Chile
  • San Diego catcher Benito Santiago's MLB rookie record 34-game hitting streak ends as Padres snap 9-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory v LA Dodgers
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Willett, British golfer (US Masters 2016), born in Sheffield, England
  • Zuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican Miss Universe
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh (1910-1987)

French dramatist (Antigone, The Lark), dies at 77

About October 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - M/A/R/R/S