What Happened on September 3, 1987

Historical Events

  • Coup in Burundi suspends constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Fountain, British actor (Holyoaks), born in Bradford, England
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Morton Feldman, American composer (For Philip Guston; Rothko Chapel), dies at 61
  • Viktor Nekrasov, Ukrainian journalist and novelist (V okopakh Stalingrada - Front-line Stalingrad; Kira Georgijevna), dies at 76
1987 Highlights

About September 3, 1987

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 36 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: La Bamba - Los Lobos
  • UK #1 Song: Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley