1987

I started High School

 
   
Easter
 
On vacation in Hilton Head, South Carolina
  Kris and me on a school trip to Mexico   Having fun in Mexico

 

Sports History
..Philadelphia Phillies (MBL) ..80-82 ..
..Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) ..46-26-8 ..Division Champions
..Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) ..7-8
..Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) ..45-37 ..
..Philadelphia Wings (MLL) ..3-3
..Penn State (College Football) ..10-2


What Happened This Year?

Oliver North, John Poindexter and Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger testify to Congress about the Iran-Contra Affair.

A new step occurs in U.S.-Canada relations, as the two countries sign a free-trade agreement. Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney encounters some opposition from Liberal and New Democratic parties, which delays ratification.

Toni Morrison will receive a Pulitzer Prize for her novel Beloved, published this year.

Director John Huston makes his last film this year. The Dead stars daughter Anjelica Huston.

It is the age of music videos in rock music; Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, U2, and Pink Floyd all release new albums.

Soviet Secretary Gorbachev and U.S. President Reagan sign the INF Treaty in Washington, D.C., to reduce their nuclear stockpiles.

Nazi leader Klaus Barbie is convicted of World War II crimes.

Zulu chief Buthelezi begins a civil war against South Africa's Africa National Congress.