What Happened in the Year 1987?

The year 1987 started out bad, when an Amtrak train collided with Conrail engines, resulting in 16 casualties. U.S. President Reagan had prostate surgery. The New York Giants won Super Bowl XXI against the Denver Broncos. The first lung transplant took place in Baltimore, Maryland. An F-4 tornado touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, resulting in 27 casualties. Baby Jessica fell down a well in Texas, in which national television kept us up on the situation, during her rescue that took 58 hours.