Thursday 5 November 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include O J Mayo and OJ Mayo.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Omsen & Momsen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Faery Tale Adventure or Grange Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1987 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- O J Mayo: American basketball player.
- OJ Mayo: Basketball Player.
- Kevin Jonas: American guitarist (Jonas Brothers).
- O Mayo: American basketball player.
- Eamonn Andrews: Irish TV actor who is best known for the series "This Is Your Life" and "What's My Line.
- Into the Woods opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances
- South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed
- Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admitted using marijuana
- Iceberg twice the size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic.
- US Supreme Court nominee Douglas H Ginsburg admits using marijuana.
- Govan Mbeki is released from custody after serving 24 years of a life sentence for terrorism and treason.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Madonna - Causing A Commotion
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
- Michael Jackson - Bad
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Expose - Let Me Be The One
- Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin
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