Wednesday 1 April 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1987 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Wang Chung - Let's Go
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