September 1987 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 11 4th MTV Video Music Awards: Peter Gabriel wins
  • Sep 14 'Les Miserables' opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
  • Sep 20 "Big River" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 1005 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

Sep 29 "Didn't We Almost Have It All," by Whitney Houston hits #1

Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Daniel "Dann" Hume, New Zealand musician (Evermore), born in Feilding, New Zealand
  • Sep 2 Spencer Smith, American musician (Panic at the Disco)
  • Sep 6 Ramiele Malubay, American singer
  • Sep 16 Travis Wall, American Dancer/Dance Instructor
  • Sep 18 Jinkx Monsoon [Jerick Hoffer], American drag queen, actor and singer (RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 winner), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 20 Jack Lawless, American drummer for the Jonas Brothers
  • Sep 26 Rosie Munter, Swedish singer (Play)

Person of interestHilary Duff

Sep 28 Hilary Duff, actress and singer (Lizzie McGuire), born in Houston, Texas

Actress/Singer Hilary Duff
Actress/Singer
Hilary Duff
  • Sep 30 Denise Laurel, Filipine actress and singer

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 11 Peter Tosh, Jamaican reggae musician (The Wailers), shot dead in Jamaica at 42
  • Sep 21 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
  • Sep 22 Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • Sep 23 O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47