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1987
   BBC Sports Personality of the Year was   
Fatima Whitbread
Javelin Thrower
1987
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Coventry City
Coventry City 3 Tottenham Hotspur 2 (aet)
1987
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Stephen Roche
Ireland
1987
   Formula One World Constructors' Champion was   
Williams
1987
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Pat Cash
1987
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Martina Navratilova
1987
   Grand National was won by   
Maori Venture
1987
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Ivan Lendl
d. Mats Wilander 6-7 6-0 7-6 6-4
1987
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Martina Navrátilová
1987
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Stefan Edberg
1987
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Martina Navrátilová
1987
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Ivan Lendl
1987
   winner of the Cricket World Cup was   
Australia
1987
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Les Miserables
1987
   Bands of America Grand National winner was   
Marian Catholic HS, IL
1987
   World Series Champions were the   
Minnesota Twins
7 games v. St. Louis Cardinals. MVP: Frank Viola
1987
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Mikhail Gorbachev
Reformist Soviet Union leader. Last leader before the USSR was dissolved.
1987
   Swiss Football League Championship winners were   
Neuchâtel Xamax
1987
   was the year   
Andy Warhol Died
1987
   was the year   
Prozac Was First Available in the US
Herald of Free Enterprise
   sank in   
1987
British ferry capsized with 500 aboard after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on the night of 6 March 1987, killing 193 passengers and crew.
1987
   Playboy Playmate of the Year was   
Donna Edmondson
New Zealand
      
1987
Beat France 29 - 9
1987
   the winner was   
Oscar Arias Sánchez
Costa Rica, b. 1941; "for his work for peace in Central America...."
1987
   the winner was   
The Last Emperor
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci for Columbia
1987
   the winner was   
Alysheba
Chris McCarron
1987
   the winner was   
Nick Faldo
At Muirfield
1987
   the winners were   
Harlequins I
1987
   the winner was   
How Excellent Is Thy Name
Composed by Dick & Melody Tunney and Paul Smith
1987
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Dunlop
Honda-1300cc
1987
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Laycock
EMC-250 cc
1987
   the award was won by   
Dancing on Coral by Glenda Adams
1987
   the winner was   
Steffi Graf
Defeated Martina Navratilova 6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1987
   the winner was   
Stars & Stripes
Stars & Stripes (United States) defeated Kookaburra III (Australia) at Fremantle, Western Australia 4-0
1987
   the winner was   
The Ten-Year Lunch
1987
   was the year   
Statin Drugs Were Introduced
Widely used cholesterol lowering drugs
1987
      
Nitrogen Oxide Protocol
Provides for the control or reduction of nitrogen oxides and their transboundary fluxes; comes into effect in 1991.
10 March 1987 - 11 February 1992
      
Charles Haughey
3rd TermFianna Fáil,
14 December 1982 - 10 March 1987
      
Garret FitzGerald
2nd term Fine Gael
Mark Di Suvero
   created the sculpture   
Applebone, 1987
Vadim Kosmatschof
   created the sculpture   
Kugelstoßer, 1987
Sol LeWitt
   created the sculpture   
Black Form Dedicated to the Missing Jews, 1987
1987
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Alysheba
Chris McCarron onboard -- Trainer Jack Van Berg -- D. & P. Scharbauer -- 1:55.80
1987
   was the year the Triple Crown was lost by   
Alysheba
Nobody was more stunned by Alysheba's 4th place finish, behind winner Bet Twice, than trainer Jack Van Berg, who said his jockey, Chris McCarron, made a mistake by not getting his horse to the front.
1987
   was the first publication of   
I Am Not Going to Get up Today!
1987
   was the first publication of   
The Seven Lady Godivas
Edmonton Eskimos
   won the Grey Cup in   
1987
Edmonton Eskimos defeated Toronto Argonauts 38-36 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 29, 1987
1987
   was won by   
Los Angeles Lakers
Defeated the Boston Celtics
1987
   was won by   
Magic Johnson
1987
   was the year   
Prozac Was First Available in the US






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