On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1987

Historical Events

  • Detroit first baseman Darrell Evans hits home run #30 off Bill Wegman in 5th inning of Tigers' 7-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers; first 40 year old to hit 30 MLB HRs in a season

Film release premierFilm Release

Film thriller "Fatal Attraction" directed by Adrian Lyne, starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is released

  • US & USSR sign accord to remove mid range missiles
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Jinkx Monsoon [Jerick Hoffer], American drag queen, actor and singer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 winner), born in Portland, Oregon

Famous Deaths

  • Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician (13th President of Portugal 1958-74), dies at 92
1987 Highlights

About September 18, 1987

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo