1987

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Years: 1984 1985 198619871988 1989 1990
1987 by topic:
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1987 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1987
MCMLXXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2740
Armenian calendar 1436
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԶ
Assyrian calendar 6737
Bahá'í calendar 143–144
Bengali calendar 1394
Berber calendar 2937
British Regnal year 35 Eliz. 2 – 36 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2531
Burmese calendar 1349
Byzantine calendar 7495–7496
Chinese calendar 丙寅(Fire Tiger)
4683 or 4623
    — to —
丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit)
4684 or 4624
Coptic calendar 1703–1704
Discordian calendar 3153
Ethiopian calendar 1979–1980
Hebrew calendar 5747–5748
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2043–2044
 - Shaka Samvat 1909–1910
 - Kali Yuga 5088–5089
Holocene calendar 11987
Igbo calendar 987–988
Iranian calendar 1365–1366
Islamic calendar 1407–1408
Japanese calendar Shōwa 62
(昭和62年)
Juche calendar 76
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4320
Minguo calendar ROC 76
民國76年
Thai solar calendar 2530
Unix time 536457600–567993599

1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1987th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 987th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1980s decade.

Events[edit]

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MS Herald of Free Enterprise before its capsizing on March 6.

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Performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Index during Black Monday

October[edit]

October 16: aftermath of the Great Storm of 1987.

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Date unknown[edit]

In fiction[edit]

The following are references to year 1987 in fiction:

Births[edit]

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Lyndsy Fonesca

February[edit]

Ellen Page
Ashley Greene

March[edit]

Ke$ha

April[edit]

Joss Stone
Brooklyn Decker
Maria Sharapova

May[edit]

Emilia Clarke
Novak Djokovic

June[edit]

Lionel Messi

July[edit]

Sebastian Vettel
AnnaLynne McCord

August[edit]

September[edit]

Evan Rachel Wood
Hilary Duff

October[edit]

Zac Efron

November[edit]

December[edit]

Aaron Carter

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Date unknown[edit]

Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ And Baby Makes Five Billion: U.N. Hails a Yugoslav Infant – New York Times
  2. ^ http://www.pprune.org/archive/index.php/t-182748.html
  3. ^ Fickenscher, Lisa. "The Bice empire comes back from the brink". News. Crains New York Business. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Hearder, Jeremy, "Plimsoll, Sir James (1917–1987)", Australian Dictionary of Biography (Australian National University), archived from the original on 28 September 2013