On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1987

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

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

  • Gladys Knight & Smokey Robinson on "$10,000 Pyramid"

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHilary Duff

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

Actress and Singer Hilary Duff
Actress and Singer
Hilary Duff

Famous Deaths

  • Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
1987 Highlights

About September 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra