On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1987

Historical Events

  • "I Want Her" single released by Keith Sweat (Billboard Song of the Year, 1988)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 22nd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $39,021,723

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Netherlands sends 2 minesweepers to Persian Gulf
  • South Africa frees Dutch anthropologist/Anc'er Klaas de Young

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandra Wozniak, Canadian tennis player, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Evan Rachel Wood, American actress (Thirteen), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
1987 Highlights

About September 7, 1987

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo