Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1987.
- Tortoise is sentenced to two years in a state penitentiary for the sexual harassment of some unwilling recruits.
- Brian Johnson dies. His death causes his older brother Carl to move to Liberty City.
- Control of Grove Street Families turf in Los Santos begins to wane, with the Families losing a lot of turf to the Ballas.
- The earliest possible year that Xoomer closed its garage in Doherty, San Fierro.
- The FDA bans the sale of dessert topping Giggle Cream after it is linked to the deaths of at least 23 people.
- Blox, a detergent used to kill germs, is withdrawn from general sale and turned into an American defense strategy.
- Albert Lawson is arrested for resisting arrest, aged 28.
- Tyrone Hancock is arrested for disorderly conduct, aged 25.
- Marlon Bridges is born in Northwood, Algonquin.
- Gavin Finkle is arrested for prostitution, aged 20.
- Marnie Allen is born in the Midwest.
- Jayvon Simson is arrested for possession of a controlled substance (Crack Cocaine), aged 14.
- Billy Grey is arrested for assault, aged 16.
- Jim Fitzgerald is arrested for assault, aged 24.
- Los Santos Customs is established.
- Butch Roberts is born.
- Kayla Paulo is born in Las Venturas.
- The Los Santos Panic Basketball Team became champions.