Sunday 6 December 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jack DeSena and Jack De Sena.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
Wall Street, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Assault or Genghis Khan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1987 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
Famous Birthdays:06 December
- James Dobson: American evangelist psychologist and author founded Focus on the Family.
- 3 satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for fun
- Jane Crafter / Steve Jones wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
- Three satanist Missouri teenagers bludgeon comrade to death for "fun".
- Christa Rothenburger skates female world record 500 metre (39.39 seconds).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- George Michael - Faith
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- R.E.M. - The One I Love
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
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