Thursday 1 January 1987, NewYear’s Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gilbert Brule and Chris Collins.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dokugan-ryu Masamune.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galactic Trader or Devilman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1987 ?
- Gilbert Brule: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Chris Collins: American actor and comedian.
- Meryl Davis: Figure Skater.
- Gilbert Brulé: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Gia Coppola: American actress director and screenwriter.
- Estefanía Craciún: Uruguayan tennis player
- Serdar Özkan: Turkish footballer
- Devin Setoguchi: Canadian ice hockey player
- Gustav Knuth: German actor who made his debut in "Der Ammenkonig" in 1935.
- 60 bodies recovered in Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in Puerto Rico
- International Year of Shelter for Homeless begins
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Janet Jackson - Control
- War (Live) - Bruce Springsteen
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong
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