1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 1987th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 987th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1980s decade.
- Jim Hopper and his squad are dispatched to Val Verde to eliminate communist guerrillas, but are killed by the Jungle Hunter.
- Alan "Dutch" Schaefer and his private military team are selected to replace Hopper and complete the mission.
- Dutch and his team also encounter the Jungle Hunter, and are hunted by it.
- Jim Hopper
- Rick Hawkins
- Blain Cooper
- Mac Eliot
- Al Dillon
- Billy Sole
- Jorge "Poncho" Ramirez
- Jungle Hunter
Real World Events
- Actress Amy Seimetz is born.
- Actor Michal Suchánek is born.