Monday 6 July 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matt O'Leary and Sophie Auster.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dragon or Final Fantasy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1987 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Matt O'Leary: American actor.
- Sophie Auster: American singer-songwriter and actress.
- Manteo Mitchell: American runner.
- Kate Nash: English singer-songwriter guitarist and actress.
- Caroline Trentini: Brazilian model.
- 1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
- Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- Kenny G - Songbird
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
- Pseudo Echo - Funkytown
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
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