Other events of 1987
Timeline of Malaysian history
1987 in Malaysia
30 years of nationhood
Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Iskandar
Raja Permaisuri Agong: Sultanah Zanariah
Prime Minister: Dato' Sri Dr Mahathir Mohammad
Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Ghafar Baba
Sultan of Johor: Tunku Ibrahim Ismail (Regent)
Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Ismail Petra
Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
Sultan of Perak: Sultan Azlan Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah
Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah
Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Dr Awang Hassan
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Syed Ahmad Al-Haj bin Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce Mohammed Noor
Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah:
Tun Mohd Adnan Robert (Until November)
Tun Said Keruak (From November)
1 January – Jabatan Telekom (Telecomunication Department) was incorporated as Syarikat Telekom Malaysia Berhad (STM).
February – The Carcosa was returned to the Government of Malaysia and renamed as "Carcosa Seri Negara".
9 March – During the Ming Court political crisis of Sarawak, 27 out of the 48 state assemblymen suddenly announced their support on Abdul Rahman Ya'kub while calling Abdul Taib Mahmud to resign as chief minister.
April – The Malaysian constitutional crisis occurred.
16 April – Abdul Taib Mahmud won the Sarawak state election following the Ming Court crisis.
June – Menara Maybank or Maybank Tower becomes the tallest building in Kuala Lumpur.
July – Opening of the Petronas petroleum and gas refinery in Kerteh, Terengganu
1 October – The closed-toll system came into force along the Kuala Lumpur-Ayer Keroh and Ipoh-Changkat Jering expressways
15 October – Malaysian Airline System (MAS) changed its corporate identity and became known as Malaysia Airlines.
27 October – Operation Lalang: More than 100 opposition activists are arrested, including Lim Kit Siang, under Internal Security Act (ISA).
28 October – The hatchback version of Proton Saga "Aeroback" is launched.
1987 in Malaysia Wikipedia
Setia Bersatu Berusaha MajuSeptember - 1987 World Silat Championships
26 June - Azizul Ammar, comedian
18 September - Tan Boon Heong, badminton player
Hamzah Dolmat - violinist