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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1987: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1987?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1987 Phil Niekro 314th combines with Joe to have most wins by bros (530)
  • 02 Jun 1987 Mariners draft Ken Griffey Jr #1
  • 03 Jun 1987 Little Shop of Horrors, released in France
  • 04 Jun 1987 Danny Harris beats Edwin Moses, ends streak of 122 consecutive hurdle wins.
  • 05 Jun 1987 Dwight Gooden returns from drug rehabilitation and allows wins game
  • 06 Jun 1987 119th Belmont: Craig Perret aboard Bet Twice wins in 2:28.2
  • 07 Jun 1987 41st Tony Awards: Fences and Les Miserables win
  • 08 Jun 1987 21st Music City News Country Awards: Randy Travis
  • 10 Jun 1987 In Illinois, a magnitude 5.1 earthquake occurs.
  • 11 Jun 1987 Margaret Thatcher is first British Prime Minister in 160 years to win third consecutive term.
  • 12 Jun 1987 During a visit to Berlin, Germany, U.S. President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
  • 13 Jun 1987 Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel, and Anne Knabe complete cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Argentina.
  • 14 Jun 1987 41st NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
  • 15 Jun 1987 Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 16 Jun 1987 Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession charges after shooting 4 black youths who tried to rob him
  • 17 Jun 1987 With the death of the last individual, the Dusky Seaside Sparrow becomes extinct.
  • 18 Jun 1987 Charles Glass, ABC journalist, kidnapped in Lebanon
  • 19 Jun 1987 ETA bomb attack in Barcelona, 15 killed
  • 20 Jun 1987 Johnny Carson marries 4th wife Alexis Mass
  • 21 Jun 1987 87th US Golf Open: Scott Simpson shoots a 277 at Olympic Club in San Francisco
  • 22 Jun 1987 Tom Seaver retires after third try with New York Mets.
  • 24 Jun 1987 Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak
  • 25 Jun 1987 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian President Kurt Waldheim.
  • 26 Jun 1987 Supreme Court Justice Lewis F Powell Jr announces his retirement
  • 27 Jun 1987 US Supreme Court Justice Powell retires.
  • 28 Jun 1987 Dreamgirls opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 177 performances
  • 29 Jun 1987 South Korean president Roh Tae-Woo makes a speech promising a wide program of nationwide reforms, the result of June Democracy Movement.
  • 30 Jun 1987 Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time

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Movies

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Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Dung fong tuk ying

Dung fong tuk ying

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

Spaceballs

Spaceballs

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Country: United States of America

Adventures in Babysitting

Adventures in Babysitting

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

Country: United States of America

Innerspace

Innerspace

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1987?
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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

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

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From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

Sphere by Michael Crichton

Sphere

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“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker

Pale Kings And Princes

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"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf

Intimate Partners

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“Anyone involved in, embarking on, or yearning for, an intimate relationship should buy, borrow or steal Intimate Partners.”–New WomanWhat goes on in our intimate attachments?