What Happened on October 4, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Last Emperor" directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring John Lone, Joan Chen and Peter O'Toole premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival (Best Picture 1988)

Director and Screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci
Director and Screenwriter
Bernardo Bertolucci
  • 1st "Scrub Sunday" of NFL football with replacement players
  • James Jefferson of Winnipeg scores 2 TDs on interception returns without making an interception. (He scored on laterals)
  • Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers to win the 1987 AL Pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Roman, actor (Al-One Life to Live)
  • Rawez Lawan, Swedish footballer