“A few days shy of his eighty-seventh birthday, William Randolph Hearst had little more than a year to live.”
“For my eighty-seventh birthday, my son Marvin, a retired New York City high school English teacher, sent me a gift certificate for a weekend conference here in Miami on how to pick up women.”
“The actor was at his bedside when Ira Owens Beaty died at Johns Hopkins Medical Center on January 15, 1987, four days shy of his eighty-seventh birthday.”
“When the heme fits into the myoglobin pocket, a particular amino acid the histidine at the eighty-seventh position in the protein chain; histidine is abbreviated as “H” from the myoglobin is precisely positioned to hook onto the iron and keep the heme in place.”
“On December 29, 1896, the eighty-seventh anniversary of Mr. Gladstone's birth was celebrated at Hawarden, surrounded by his family and friends.”
“An Ed McBain day in the city, where the detectives of the eighty-seventh precinct knew that each ring of the phone meant another body had met a meat cleaver.”
“Concerning which, see the eighty-sixth and the eighty-seventh chapters.”
“One of the inmates of the home, an old lady in her eighty-seventh year was at the point of death.”
“In the spring of 1902, she visited Mrs. Stanton twice in New York, and planned to return in November to celebrate Mrs. Stanton's eighty-seventh birthday.”
“Liber Eliensis" says he was in his eighty-seventh year when appointed abbot; if so, he was nearly, but not quite, one hundred years old at his death.”
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