What Happened on September 30, 1987

Historical Events

Music Concert

Roy Orbison and friends (including James Burton; Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, and k.d. lang) film performance at the Ambassador Hotel's Coconut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles, California for Cinemax

  • Suriname constitution ratified

Famous Birthdays

  • Aida Garifullina, Russian soprano (Operalia 2013), born in Kazan, Russia
  • Denise Laurel, Filipina actress and singer, born in Manila, Philippines
  • Flora Duffy, Bermudian triathlete (Olympic gold 2021, Bermuda‚Äôs first ever gold medal; World C'ship gold 2016, 17), born in Paget Parish, Bermuda
Born in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Bester, American sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73
  • Robert Schollum, Austrian composer, dies at 74

About September 30, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 5 months and 29 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