1987 in the Philippines

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1987 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1987.

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Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 22Mendiola massacre takes place when peasant farmers rallied against President Aquino and for land reform, and ended in a bloody shooting killing 13 and 74 others injured.
  • January 2729 – Mutinous rebels seized GMA Network compound in Quezon City, leaving its employees and the network's President and CEO and his family as hostages which lasted for two days as a reward for Marcos' return. The two-day plot ended in a skirmish, killing a rebel soldier and 35 others were hurt.

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 1ABS-CBN launches the Star Network for the relaunch of Channel 2 after six months and the first white tri-ribbon 2 logo laced with a rhomboidal star came to be.
  • March 2TV Patrol was launched as its first flagship evening newscast replacing the former flagship national news program Balita Ngayon (second incarnation).

May[edit]

June[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 2829Coup attempt takes place when rebel soldiers made a threatened reprisal against Aquino and ended in a gunfight with 50 people killed and 200 wounded as Government troops fizzled the plot.

October[edit]

November[edit]

Nina at peak intensity while approaching landfall in the Philippines.

December[edit]

Television[edit]

Sports[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

National holidays[edit]

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