What Happened on September 15, 1987

Historical Events

  • Italy sends a naval contingent to the Persian Gulf

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II arrives in Los Angeles for a two-day papal visit, and addresses U.S. entertainment leaders

  • US Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork
1987 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aly Cissokho, French football (soccer) player, born in Blois, France
  • Ingrid Bisu, Romanian-German actress and scriptwriter (Toni Erdmann), born in Bucharest, Romania
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Tadema Sporry, Dutch author, dies at 75
  • Steven Tuomi, murder victim of Jeffery Dahmer (b. 1963)

About September 15, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

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