On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 12th Toronto International Film Festival: "The Princess Bride" directed by Rob Reiner wins the People's Choice Award
  • Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Panabaker, American actress (Stuck in the Suburbs), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Guy Williams, New Zealand comedian and TV personality (Jono and Ben), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)