What Happened on September 20, 1987

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Big River" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 1005 performances

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win

  • Alain Prost wins record 28th Formula one auto race
  • Dwight Clark ends NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Walter Payton scores NFL record 107th rushing touchdown

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Lawless, American drummer for the Jonas Brothers

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Stewart [Myron Stuart Rubin], American playwright (Hello, Dolly!), dies at 63