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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1987.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1987: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1987?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1987 Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in October by Senate
  • 02 Jul 1987 Jim Eisenreich, comeback after nervous disorder in 1984
  • 03 Jul 1987 New York Met Darryl Strawberry threatens teammates Wally Backman and Lee Mazzilli for criticizing his play
  • 04 Jul 1987 94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (75 63)
  • 05 Jul 1987 101st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pat Cash beats Ivan Lendl (76 62 75)
  • 06 Jul 1987 Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds
  • 07 Jul 1987 Lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing
  • 08 Jul 1987 Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years
  • 09 Jul 1987 1 million South Koreans demonstrate against Chun Doo Hwan regime
  • 11 Jul 1987 Orioles Cal Ripkin becomes 1st to manage 2 sons, as Billy joins Cal
  • 12 Jul 1987 15th du Maurier Golf Classic: Jody Rosenthal
  • 14 Jul 1987 58th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-0 in 13 at Oakland - Alameda Stadium
  • 15 Jul 1987 Boy George barred from British TV show, he may be a bad influence
  • 16 Jul 1987 Don Mattingly hits his 4th grand slam of season and ties AL record of homers in 6 straight games (on way to tie major league record of 8)
  • 17 Jul 1987 Don Mattingly is 2nd to hit HRs in 7 straight AL games (en route to 8)
  • 18 Jul 1987 Molly Yard elected new president of US National Organization for Women.
  • 19 Jul 1987 116th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 279 at Muirfield Gullane
  • 20 Jul 1987 Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs
  • 21 Jul 1987 Kristi Addis, of Mississippi, crowned 5th Miss Teen USA
  • 22 Jul 1987 US begins escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf.
  • 23 Jul 1987 Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last years World Series
  • 24 Jul 1987 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.3 (updated) released
  • 25 Jul 1987 USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton Earth-study satellite.
  • 26 Jul 1987 Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge inducted in Baseball HOF
  • 27 Jul 1987 Salt Lake City Trappers lose 7-5 to Billings Mustangs, ending their professional-record winning streak at 29 consecutive
  • 28 Jul 1987 Angel Cordero Jr becomes 4th jockey to win 6,000 races
  • 29 Jul 1987 Ben and Jerry's ice cream parlour and Jerry Garcia agree on a new flavor: Cherry Garcia.
  • 31 Jul 1987 Living Daylights premieres in US

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Movies

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The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1987?
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The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck

The Different Drum

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The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark

Weep No More, My Lady

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Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz

This 'N That

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The outspoken film star writes about her career--from her contract player days at Warner Bros., where she met Ronald Reagan, through her stroke, mastectomy, and return to films--her family, and the notables she has known

Fine Things by Danielle Steel

Fine Things

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Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.