29 years ago this month, the Mid South Boys had a top ten hit with the Robby McGee penned, “City Lights”. From the 1987 recording, City Lights, the song found a home at #6 on the Southern Gospel radio singles chart.
- Miami beat Oklahoma for the college football championship.
- Margaret Thatcher became the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century.
- Willie Stargell was elected to the baseball hall of fame.
- Anthony Kennedy was appointed to the US Supreme Court.
- The Washington Redskins beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII.