1987 was the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese New Year!
Famous People Born on February 22 Too!
George Washington (1732)
Drew Barrymore (1975)
Ted Kennedy (1932)
Steve Irwin (1962)
And pop art iconoclast Andy Warhol died on February 22, 1987 at approximately 5AM. The New York Daily News reported this on Monday, February 23, 1987.
Famous films that were released in 1987: RoboCop, Dirty Dancing, Moonstruck, Beverly Hills II, Three Men and Baby, Lethal Weapon, and The Untouchables amongst others!
The Simpsons premiered on the Tracey Ullman Show.
Great albums that were out in 1987: Michael Jackson‘s Bad, Whitney Houston‘s Whitney, Guns ‘n Roses Appetite for Destruction, Prince‘s Sign O’ the Times, and U2‘s The Joshua Tree
Jody Watley won Best New Artist of 1987 at the 1988 Grammys, and her ’97 self-titled album was a huge hit!
VH1’s I Love the 80s 1987:
and the sequel! VH1’s I Love the 80s: Strikes Back 1987
Guns ‘n Roses destroy the set of rock show Headbangers Ball on October 24, 1987
The rescue of “baby Jessica” in Midland, Texas on October 16, 1987. Jessica McClure was, born 1986, was 18-months when she accidentally fell into a well in her aunt’s backyard on October 14, 1987. It took 58 hours to rescue her as the story fascinated the U.S.