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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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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1987?
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No Deals, Mr. Bond by John Gardner

No Deals, Mr. Bond

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Between the Danish island of Bornholm and the Baltic coast of East Germany a nuclear submarine of the Royal Navy surfaces under the cloak of darkness.

Grace by James Spada

Grace

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"Oh Grace, we hardly knew you," wrote The Chicago Tribune about this book. "Spada presents us with a living, breathing Grace Kelly whose real life surpassed every male fantasy."

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders

The Timothy Files

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Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

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.

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa

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The Navajo called them the Anasazi, the “ancient enemy,” and their abandoned cities haunt the canyons and plateaus of the Southwest.