Thursday 6 August 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rémy Riou and Brooke Lawson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlantis or Global Commander.
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- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Rémy Riou: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who played for Lyon (2003–2007), Lorient (loan, 2006–2007), Auxerre (2007–2011), Toulouse (2011–2012) and Nantes (2012–).
- Brooke Lawson: YouTube Star.
- Charley Chase: American porn actress.
- Joran van der Sloot: Dutch figure in the Natalee Holloway case.
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