Work in progess... Filling in Multimedia sequentially

- 1987 -
A retro journey through the news and history of the 1980s

Moved on 1987...     Ray Bolger      Alistair MacLean      Liberace      David Susskind      Andy Warhol      James Coco      Randolph Scott      Danny Kaye      Woody Hayes      Robert Preston      Buddy Rich      Dick Shawn      Rita Hayworth      Geraldine Page      Fred Astaire      Jackie Gleason      Richard Egan      Joseph E. Levine      John Huston      Lee Marvin      Lorne Greene      Peter Tosh      Dan Rowan      Bob Fosse      Clare Booth Luce      Woody Herman      Joseph Campbell      James Baldwin
1987 Eighties

ar    ar
1980s History

  1950 1960s 1970s 1980s 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

The Nation 1987


President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran

Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
Congress begins Iran-Contra hearings

Oliver North's secretary Fawn Hall tesifies at Iran-Contra hearing
Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing

Oliver North admits to shredding Iran-Contra evidence

Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North concludes 6 days of Congressional testimony

ohn Poindexter testifies at Iran-Contra hearings


President Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress

John Gotti is acquitted of racketeering

 

PTL leader Jim Bakker resigns after sex scandal with Jessica Hahn

Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on "Nightline" after PTL scandal

 

Last wild condor captured on California wildlife reserve

 

Miami Herald reports a woman spent Friday and Saturday with Gary Hart

Gary Hart denies affair with model Donna Rice

Gary Hart quits democratic presidential race due to Donna Rice affair

 

Supreme Court rules school teaching evolution need not teach creation

Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in October by senate Senate debate begins rejecting Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination

Supreme Court nominee Douglas H. Ginsburg admitted using marijuana

Judge Anthony M. Kennedy nominated to Supreme Court

 

Molly Yard elected new President of National Org for Women


200,000 gays march for civil rights in Washington

 

Jessica McClure rescued 58 hours after falling 22' into a well shaft

 

Lisa Steinberg, battered into coma by her adoptive father Joel

       

The largest stock-market drop in Wall Street history occurred on "Black Monday" -- October 19, 1987 -- when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508.32 points, losing 22.6% of its total value. That fall far surpassed the one-day loss of 12.9% that began the great stock market crash of 1929 and foreshadowed the Great Depression


Nobel prizes 1987


Physics – J. Georg Bednorz, Karl Alexander Müller

Chemistry – Donald J Cram, Jean-Marie Lehn, Charles J. Pedersen

Medicine – Susumu Tonegawa

Literature – Joseph Brodsky

Peace – Oscar Arias Sanchez

Economic - Robert Solow

 

redline

time magazine 1986


"He could be the most dangerous adversary the U.S. and its allies have faced in decades—or the most constructive. Molded by famine and war, promised a measure of hope after Stalin's demise and then abruptly disillusioned, Gorbachev is not the sort of man who would willingly drag his country back into the dark days of repression, economic hardship and international obloquy. If there is a lesson in the 56-year education of Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, it is that a new unfamiliar kind of leader has risen in the Soviet Union, and that the old rules of dealing with that long-suffering land are suddenly outdated. For the West, the education is just beginning
. Time Person of the Year Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.


The World 1987


Corazon Aquino is elected president in the Philippines


John Demjanjuk, accused Nazi "Ivan the Terrible" testifies in Israel


President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev sign a treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles

The Class of 1987


  

year that was

About
        Contact



1960 History
1960 Music
1960 Television
1960 Movies
1960 Books
1960 Gadgets
1960 Sports
1960 Cars

1961 History
1961 Music
1961 Television
1961 Movies
1961 Books
1961 Gadgets
1961 Sports
1961 Cars

1962 History
1962 Music
1962 Television
1962 Movies
1962 Books
1962 Gadgets
1962 Sports
1962 Cars

1963 History
1963 Music
1963 Television
1963 Movies
1963 Books
1963 Gadgets
1963 Sports
1963 Cars

1964 History
1964 Music
1964 Television
1964 Movies
1964 gadgets
1964 Books
1964 Sports
1964 Cars

1965 History
1965 Music
1965 Television
1965 Movies
1965 gadgets
1965 Books
1965 Sports
1965 Cars

1966 History
1966 Music
1966 Television
1966 Movies
1966 gadgets
1966 Books
1966 Sports
1966 Cars

1967 History
1967 Music
1967 Television
1967 Movies
1967 gadgets
1967 Books
1967 Sports
1967 Cars

1968 History
1968 Music
1968 Movies
1968 Television
1968 gadgets
1968 Books
1968 Sports
1968 Cars

1969 History
1969 Music
1969 Movies
1969 Television
1969 gadgets
1969 Books
1969 Sports
1969 Cars

 

1971 History
1971 Music
1971 Television
1971 Movies
1971 Books
1971 Sports
1971 Cars
1971 Gadgets

1973 History
1973 Music
1973 Television
1973 Movies
1973 Books
1973 Gadgets
1973 Sports
1973 Cars

1975 history

1975 books
1975 cars
1975 gadgets
1975 movies
1975 music
1975 sports
1975 tv

1977 history
1977 books
1977 cars
1977 gadgets
1977 movies
1977 music
1977 sports
1977 tv

1979 history
1979 books
1979 cars
1979 gadgets
1979 movies
1979 music
1979 sports
1979 tv



The Year That Was
A retro, nostalgic multimedia journey through the years
Eighties - Tinkling Down - 1980s
(c) Copyright 2006 - 2010

free web stats