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Number of Records Matching Query: 52
 
COUNTDOWN AUSTRALIA - LAST SHOW
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 July 1987
Description: The final episode of Countdown aired on 19 July 1987, followed by the Countdown Awards.
Summary: Countdown Australian. Countdown was the most popular music program in Australian TV history. From late 1989 to late 1990, Countdown returned in the guise of Countdown Revolution. It featured a group of young hosts including Tania Lacy and Mark Little. The duo were fired by the ABC after an unauthorised on-air protest on 22 June 1990

JACK YOUNG - DIES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 August 1987
Description: One of the greats of Australian speedway and international riders.
Summary: Jack Ellis Young was born in Adelaide, South Australia. One of the greats of Australian speedway and international riders.Remembered by all and seen at Rowley Park Speedway and his world championships. Jack died of a lung disorder in Adelaide's Modbury Hospital on 28 August 1987 at the age of sixty two. The Jack Young Solo cup is held in his honor every year at the Gillman Speedway in Adelaide.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1987
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 January 1987
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1987
Summary: 1987-1988 The Cosby Show A Different World Cheers The Golden Girls Growing Pains Who's the Boss? Night Court 60 Minutes Murder, She Wrote (tie) ALF (tie) The Wonder Years (tie) Moonlighting (tie) L.A. Law Matlock Amen NFL Monday Night Football Family Ties CBS Sunday Night Movie In the Heat of the Night (tie) My Two Dads (tie) Valerie's Family

HILARY DUFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 September 1987
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA

ABBE MAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 July 1987
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

AARON CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 7 December 1987
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

KATE NASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 June 1987
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK

NIKKI WEBSTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 April 1987
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Model, Australia

HAYLEY WESTENRA
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 April 1987
Description: Vocalist , Piano, Guitar, New Zealand

SAMANTHA JADE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 18 April 1987
Description: Vocalist, Australia

MARION HUTTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 January 1987
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA

SAMMY KAYE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 June 1987
Description: Band leader, Saxophonist, Clarinetist, USA

JOE LIGGINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 26 July 1987
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA

YOGI HORTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 8 June 1987
Description: Drummer, USA

RITA HAYWORTH
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 4 May 1987
Description: Actor, Singer, USA

SNAKEFINGER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 July 1987
Description: Singer, US

JOHN HUSTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 August 1987
Description: Actor, Film Director, USA

PETER TOSH
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 11 September 1987
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Jamaica

DEAN PAUL MARTIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 March 1987
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

JACKIE GLEASON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 24 June 1987
Description: Actor, Band Leader, USA

MAXINE SULLIVAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 April 1987
Description: Vocalist, USA

LIBERACE
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 February 1987
Description: Pianist, US

JIMMY SPRINGS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 October 1987
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, USA

BILLY JOHNSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 May 1987
Description: Guitarist, USA

RAY BOLGER
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 January 1987
Description: Actor, Dancer, USA

JOHN H. HAMMOND
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 10 July 1987
Description: Record producer, Talent scout

WILLIS JACKSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 October 1987
Description: Saxophonist, USA

RANDOLPH SCOTT
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 2 March 1987
Description: Actor, USA

NORMAN LUBOFF
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 22 September 1987
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Compser, Singer, USA

JIMMY HOLIDAY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 February 1987
Description: Vocalist, USA

ANDY WARHOL
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 February 1987
Description: Painter, Record Producer. USA

ROBERT PRESTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 March 1987
Description: Actor, USA

LORNE GREENE
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 11 September 1987
Description: Actor, Canadian

JACO PASTORIUS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 September 1987
Description: Bassist, USA

ALEX SADKIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 July 1987
Description: Producer, USA

DAVID MARTIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 August 1987
Description: Vocalist

WILL SHATNER
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 December 1987
Description: Bassist, USA

JOHN SPENCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 21 December 1987
Description: Vocalist

ROBERT M PETERSEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 12 January 1987
Description: Composer, Poet, Saxophonist, USA

WOODY HERMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 October 1987
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader,USA

SCOTT LA ROCK
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 27 August 1987
Description: DJ

DAVID LASTIE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 December 1987
Description: Saxophonist, USA

PAUL BUTTERFIELD
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 4 May 1987
Description: Harmonica, Vocalist

BUDDY RICH
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 April 1987
Description: Drummer, USA

FREDDIE GREEN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 March 1987
Description: Guitarist, USA

ANDRES SEGOVIA
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 June 1987
Description: Guitarist, Spain

DANNY KAYE
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 March 1987
Description: Actor, Vocalist. Comedian, Dancer, USA

FRED ASTAIRE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 22 June 1987
Description: Actor, Dancer, Vocalist, USA

ARCHIE CAMPBELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 29 August 1987
Description: Comedian, USA

DAN ROWAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 22 September 1987
Description: Actor and Comedian, USA

WILL SAMPSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 June 1987
Description: Actor, USA

JACK YOUNG
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 28 August 1987
Description: Speedway rider. Australia

 
 
 
 

 
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