Why Famous: Grammy Award-winning comedian, actress and daytime talk show host of "The View".
- 1986-09-01 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (30) weds cinematographer David Claessen
- 1994-10-01 Actress Whoopi Goldberg (38) weds labor union organizer Lyle Trachtenberg in California
- 1985-12-16 Film "The Color Purple" based on novel by Alice Walker, directed by Stephen Spielberg starring Whoopi Goldberg and Danny Glover premieres in New York
- 1986-01-24 43rd Golden Globes: "Out of Africa", Jon Voight, & Whoopi Goldberg win