2000s|President: Corazon Aquino (PDP-Laban)
Vice President: Salvador Laurel (UNIDO)
Chief Justice: Claudio Teehankee (1986–88)
Philippine Congress: 8th Congress of the Philippines
Senate President: Jovito Salonga (Liberal)
House Speaker: Ramon V. Mitra, Jr. (LDP, 2nd District Palawan)
January 22 – Mendiola 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 27–29 – 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 2 – The constitution drafted by the Constitutional Commission of 1986 is adopted, after a vote of 76.37% in the referendum for its ratification.
February 11 – Manila Standard (now The Standard) released its first issue.
March 1 – ABS-CBN launches the Star Network for the relaunch of Channel 2 after six months and the first white tri-ribbon 2 logo laced with a rhomboidal star came to be.
March 2 – TV Patrol was launched as its first flagship evening newscast replacing the former flagship national news program Balita Ngayon (second incarnation).
May 11 – Local elections was held in the Philippines for the first time.
June 27 – Philippine Airlines PR 206 crashes into a mountain in Benguet with 50 passengers killed. The air crash was the second worst air disaster at that time.
August 28–29 – Coup attempt takes place when rebel soldiers made a threatened reprisal against Aquino and ended in a gunfight with 50 people killed and 200 wounded as Government troops fizzled the plot.
October 18 – Canonization of San Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino saint.
November 25 – Super Typhoon Sisang slammed into Luzon, killing 1,063 people and what is believed as the worst typhoon to hit an area in the 20th century.
December 20 – The passenger ferry MV Doña Paz and the oil tanker MT Vector are collided and sank in Tablas Strait, killing 4,341 passengers and crew. The collision made as the deadliest peace-time maritime disaster of the 20th century.
June 23 – The Tanduay Rhum Makers win the 1987 PBA Open Conference Finals against the Great Taste Coffee Makers, 134-120
August 8 – UAAP Games Green Archers was First Won Against Growling Tigers was Score 72–63.
August 23 – UAAP Games Blue Eagles was First Won Against Green Archers was Score 95-91.
September 5 – UAAP Games Green Archers was Won Again Against Growling Tigers was Score 68–60 in Green Archers First Won Meeting on UAAP Games.
September 8 – The Great Taste Coffee Makers win the 1987 PBA All-Filipino Conference Finals against the Hills Bros. Coffee Kings.
September 26 – UAAP Games Blue Eagles was won Again Against Green Archers was score 98-89 in Blue Eagles First Won Meeting on UAAP Games.
October 4 – The Ateneo Blue Eagles win the UAAP Season 50 men's basketball championship against the UE Red Warriors, 94–92.
October 11 – The Letran Knights win the NCAA Season 63 men's basketball championship against the San Sebastian Stags.
December 13 – The San Miguel Beermen win the 1987 PBA Reinforced Conference Finals against the Hills Bros. Coffee Kings.
January 10 – Misagh Bahadoran, football player
January 25 – Japeth Aguilar
January 29 – Jonavi Raisa Quiray, architect and environmentalist
March 16 – Paw Diaz
March 30 – Josie Gabuco, boxer
May 5 – Richie Mepranum
May 15 – Jennylyn Mercado, actress, former Matinee Idol
May 27 – Bangs Garcia
June 11 – Kean Cipriano, actor, commercial, endorsement
June 20 – Daiana Menezes
August 4 – Phil Younghusband, football player
August 11 – Alyssa Alano
August 13 – Pepe Diokno
August 18 – Sam Y.G., Radio DJ, singer and TV host
August 23 – Nikki Gil, actress, endorsement, VTR Voice
September 13 – John James Uy
September 26 – Maricris Garcia
September 30 – Denise Laurel, actress, endorsement, commercial
October 12 – Mercito Gesta
October 17 – Bea Alonzo, actress, endorsement, commercial
October 22 – Jade Lopez
October 26 – Sylvester Lopez
Michelle Madrigal, actress
November 28 – Bianca Manalo
December 13 – Rachel Anne Daquis, volleyball player
December 19 – Slater Young
December 30 – Jake Cuenca, actor, endorsement, VTR Voice, commercial, host
May 3 – Roberto Concepcion
August 24 – Jose Caballero
August 27 – Dindo Fernando
August 31 – Vic Silayan
September 19 – Leandro Alejandro
October 27 – Joel Alano
December 7 – Jaime Ongpin
January 1 – New Year's Day
February 25 – 1986 EDSA Revolution
April 9 – Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)
April 16 – Maundy Thursday
April 17 – Good Friday
April 19 – Easter Sunday
May 1 – Labor Day
June 12 – Independence Day
November 1 – All Saints Day
November 30 – Bonifacio Day
December 25 – Christmas
December 30 – Rizal Day
December 31 – New Year's Eve
1987 in the Philippines Wikipedia
1987 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1987.