|Years:||1984 1985 1986 – 1987 – 1988 1989 1990|
Significant events from 1987.
- 30th - The IU Men's Basketball team wins the NCAA Championship over Syracuse Orangemen
- Hoosiers win on last second shot, dubbed "The Shot", by guard Keith Smart in New Orleans Superdome, near where Smart grew up
- 30th - The movie Hoosiers nominated for 2 Oscars
- The Windfall Youth Ensemble is formed under the guidance of the Windfall Dancers
- The Sample Gates are constructed
- To protest IU's investments in South African corporations, IU students built a shantytown in Dunn Meadow