Current Events

What was up in November, 1987?


Worldwide Events


The first KFC opens in Mainland China

The Brașov Rebellion occurs in Romania

A major fire breaks out in King’s Cross station in London

The Max Headroom signal intrusion happens to a local TV station in Chicago

Typhoon Nina strikes the Phillipines

A Boeing 747 crashes into the Indian Ocean

Just a day later, North Korean agents destroy a plane bound for Seoul

Movie Releases


Death Wish 4: The Crackdown

The Running Man

Cinderella (as part of Disney’s re-release cycle)

Teen Wolf Too

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Three Men and a Baby

What to Watch on Television


The Facts of Life

The Golden Girls

Family Double Dare

Full House

Growing Pains


Married… With Children

Family Ties

The Tracey Ullman Show (birth of The Simpsons)

Game Releases


Top Gun (NES)

Goonies II (NES)

Jaws (NES)

The Karate Kid (NES)

Starforce (NES)

Super Pitfall (NES)

Shinobi (Arcade)

APB (Arcade)

Album Releases


All the Best! – Paul McCartney

Cloud Nine – George Harrison

Don’t Let’s Start – They Might Be Giants

How Ya Like Me Now – Kool Moe Dee

The Lion and the Cobra – Sinéad O’Connor

Rhyme Pays – Ice-T

Characters – Stevie Wonder

N.W.A. and the Posse – N.W.A.

Cher – Cher

Whenever You Need Somebody – Rick Astley

You Can Dance – Madonna



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