On This Day

November 1987 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 12 Ulla Weigerstorfer of Austria, 20, crowned 37th Miss World

Music History

Nov 13 Sonny & Cher perform together for the final time, singing "I Got You Babe" on 'Late Night with David Letterman' (NBC)

  • Nov 21 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Epitome, Ferdinand, Miesque, Sacahuista, Success Express, Theatrica, Very Subtle
  • Nov 22 Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Gemma Ward, Australian model
  • Nov 4 T.O.P. [Choi Seung-hyun], Korean singer-songwriter (Big Bang) and actor, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Nov 8 Samantha Droke, American actress, born in De Leon, Texas
  • Nov 8 Erica Mena, American TV personality (Love & Hip Hop: New York), born in New York City
  • Nov 10 Jessica Tovey, Australian actress (Belle Taylor-Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Nov 23 Snooki [Nicole Polizzi], American reality TV personality (Jersey Shore), born in Santiago, Chile
  • Nov 28 Karen Gillan, Scottish actress (Doctor Who, Guardians of the Galaxy), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Nov 30 Ian Hecox, Part of the America Online comedy duo Smosh

Weddings in Film & TV

Lenny Kravitz

Nov 16 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz

Wedding of Interest

Nov 21 Actress Demi Moore weds actor Bruce Willis at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas

Phil Hartman

Nov 25 Actor Phil Hartman (39) weds former model Brynn Omdahl


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 5 Eamonn Andrews, Television Presenter (b. 1922)
  • Nov 17 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
  • Nov 23 Marcia Henderson, American actress (Aldrich Family -"Kathleen"; Peter Pan), dies of lupus at 58
  • Nov 29 Irene Handl, British actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85