What Happened on September 28, 1987

Historical Events

Star Trek: The Next Generation,

"Star Trek: The Next Generation," starring Patrick Stewart debuts on syndicated TV

TV Show Appearance

Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson appear on TV game show "The $10,000 Pyramid"

Famous Birthdays

Hilary Duff (36 years old)

American actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

  • Terence Crawford, American boxer (WBO welterweight title 2018-), born in Omaha, Nebraska
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
  • Roman Brandstaetter, Polish poet, playwright and journalist, dies at 91

About September 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Didn't We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - M/A/R/R/S