1987 facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1984 1985 198619871988 1989 1990

1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

Births

Deaths

Nobel Prizes

Movies released

Hit songs

  • "Alone" – Heart
  • "Beds Are Burning" – Midnight Oil
  • "Faith" – George Michael
  • "Hazy Shade of Winter" – The Bangles
  • "Hot Love" – Twisted Sister
  • "I Found Someone" – Cher
  • "I Knew You Were Waiting for Me" – Aretha Franklin & George Michael
  • "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" – U2
  • "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (who loves me)" – Whitney Houston
  • "Livin' on a Prayer" – Bon Jovi
  • "Somewhere Out There" – Linda Ronstadt and J. Ingram
  • "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" – Genesis
  • "Walk Like An Egyptian" – The Bangles
  • "Where the Streets Have No Name" – U2
  • "Wild Nights, Hot & Crazy Days" – Judas Priest
  • "With or Without You" – U2
  • "You Can Call Me Al" – Paul Simon

New books


1987 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.