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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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Sien nui yau wan

Sien nui yau wan

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

RoboCop

RoboCop

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Country: United States of America

The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Country: United States of America

The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1987?
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Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes

The Fatal Shore

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The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

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Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

Hold On by Sam Donaldson

Hold On

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Random House, 1987. 1stED, non-fiction, news, journalist. 1st edition, So Stated, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE Dust Jacket, Hardcover, Mylar protected.