1987 – Whitney Houston became the first women in US history to enter the album chart at No.1 with ‘Whitney’ she also became the first woman to top the singles chart with four consecutive releases when ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ hit No.1.
1987 – MTV chooses Kevin Seal as an MTV VJ from more than 1250 college students who entered MTV’s nationwide campus VJ search.
1987 – Madonna becomes the first celebrity to appear on the cover of Cosmopolitan since Elizabeth Taylor in 1969.
1987 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me),” Whitney Houston.
1987 – Aerosmith appeared at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, the first night on their Permanent Vacation 147 date world tour.
1987 – The Firm were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Star Trekkin’, a novelty song parodying the characters of Star Trek.
1987 – Boston appear at the 10th annual Texas Jam for their first live performance in eight years.
1987 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Head to Toe,” Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam.
1987 – Madonna played the first date on her Who’s That Girl World Tour at the Osaka Stadium, Osaka, Japan. The tour became the highest-grossing tour ever, grossing over $20 million.
1987 – Whitney Houston started a six-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her second LP ‘Whitney’.