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 1987 

NINETEENNEIGHTYSEVEN

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 THE NEWS

  • Brits Trever Fung and Ian St Paul opened their own bar in San Antonio Ibiza called Project, which becomes a focal point for British holiday makers.

  • They invite their friends Paul Oakenfold, Danny Rampling, Nicky Holloway and Johnny Walker over for a holiday who experience ecstacy for the first time and hear DJ Alfredo playing balearic music at Amnesia. It would set the course of British electronic music for the next 35 years.

  • Danny Rampling throws the first Shoom event in December (originally called Klub Sch-oom), at a fitness centre in Southwalk Street. A man called Carl Cox supplies the sound system.

  • Paul Oakenfold holds the first Future event in the backroom of Heaven in London

  • Steve Silk Hurley has the first house music number 1 single with "Jack Your Body"

  • The Times newspaper reports the first documented seizurres of ecstacy by the police.

       Notable albums:

  • Tbc

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 THE MUSIC 

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 THE PICTURES 

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 THE ARCHIVE