1987 in the Philippines

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1987 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1987.

Incumbents

Events

January

  • January 22Mendiola massacre takes place when peasant farmers rallied against President Aquino and for land reform, and ended in a bloody shooting killing 13 and 74 others injured.
  • January 2729 – Mutinous rebels seized GMA Network compound in Quezon City, leaving its employees and the network's President and CEO and his family as hostages which lasted for two days as a reward for Marcos' return. The two-day plot ended in a skirmish, killing a rebel soldier and 35 others were hurt.

February

March

May

  • May 11 – Local elections was held in the Philippines for the first time.

June

August

September

October

November

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Nina at peak intensity while approaching landfall in the Philippines.

December

Television

Births

Deaths

National holidays

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