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The following events took place in 1987:






  • August 10Laura Palmer has an abortion. In her diary she writes a message to her unborn child.[1]
  • August 20 – Laura has a nightmare where she floats around her high school, invisible. When we awakens, she sees BOB at her window.[1]
  • August 21Dale Cooper is assigned to a drug interdiction joint task force with the Drug Enforcement Administration.[2]
  • August 23
  • August 24 – In a tape recording, Cooper discusses his new DEA colleagues and ponders telling them about his new investigative method based on the teachings of the Tibetan monk Gumm.[2]
  • August 26 – After applying Gumm's teachings, Cooper tells Diane in a tape that he believes Lee Harvey Oswald was not working alone and Jack Ruby may be in hiding in Peru.[2]
  • August 30 – Date of an entry torn out of Laura's original diary.[1]
  • August 31 – After rereading the previous day's entry, Laura writes in her diary about her misery at the state of her life, and about a dream where she saw BOB kill Waldo at Jacques Renault's cabin.[1]


  • September 2Dale Cooper and Dennis Bryson are assigned by the DEA to act as buyers in a sting operation in Tijuana, Mexico.[2]
  • September 4 – Cooper and Bryson make contact with their mark, but he refuses to deal with both of them. Bryson attends the meeting alone and does not report back at the arranged time.[2]
  • September 9 – Through coercion, Cooper learns from two dealers that Bryson is being held at a ranch outside the city, and borrows their vehicle. Above the compound, he formulates a plan to break him out.[2]
  • September 10
    • Through an inventive use of Bryson's hand grenades, Cooper successfully rescues the other agent.[2]
    • The San Diego Mirror publishes a report on the gun battle, described as a prayer service run amok.[2]
  • September 26
  • September 27 – The Twin Peaks Post publishes an article by Cyril Pons on Packard's accidental death.
  • Investigators determine that the boat explosion was the result of a leak on the fuel line. Packard's will leaves the Packard Sawmill and his other businesses to his wife, Josie.


  • November 9Dale Cooper informs Diane that, to his dread, he must undergo a dental check-up as part of a drug interdiction effort in Oakland.[2]
  • November 15 – Cooper dictates to Diane that, the previous night, he dreamed about his mother feeding him several bowls of sugary cereal.[2]
  • November 18 – Cooper informs Diane that he has successfully arranged a drug deal with the dentist he is investigating, and also that he has six cavities.[2]
  • November 23 – Cooper reports to Diane that the dentist is in custody.[2]
  • November 29 – Dr. Lawrence Jacoby conducts a psychiatric evaluation of Nadine Hurley.[3]
  • Unknown date – Leo Johnson is arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct.[4]



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