1987 History Trivia and Fun Facts

1987 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1987: World Changing Event: The Black Monday crash on Oct. 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 508 points, or 22.6%. The Top Song was Faith by George Michael The Movies to Watch include The Princess Bride, Good Morning Vietnam, Moonstruck, Dirty Dancing, Wall Street and Lethal Weapon The Most… Read More

1987 Oscars 59th Academy Awards

1987 Oscars 59th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 30, 1987 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan Eligibility Year: 1986 Best Actress winner Marlee Matlin became the first (and only, so far) deaf Oscar winner. 1987 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Platoon – Arnold Kopelson, producer… Read More

1987 Grammy Award Winners

1987 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: February 24, 1987 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles Host: Billy Crystal Eligibility Year: October 1, 1985 – September 30, 1986 1987 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Higher Love – Steve Winwood Album of the Year: Graceland, Paul Simon (Warner Bros.) Song of the Year: That’s What Friends… Read More