Monday 7 December 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Fiss and Angel Carter.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
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 Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure or Dragon Spirit.
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Which were the important events of 7 December 1987 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Thomas Fiss: American singer (Varsity Fanclub).
- Angel Carter: American model and reality TV actress, the sister of singers Aaron and Nick Carter.
- Aaron Carter: American singer who came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage audiences during the early-first decade of the 21st century.
- Chris Crocker: YouTube Star.
- 43 die in Pacific Southwest Airline crash in California (man shot pilots)
- Gorbachev arrives in US for a summit meeting
- Palestinian uprising against Israel in West Bank
- Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 crashes near Paso Robles, California, killing all 43 on board, after a disgruntled passenger shoots his ex-boss traveling on the flight, then shoots both pilots and himself.
- Mikhail Gorbachev arrives in the USA for a summit meeting.
- Alianza Lima air disaster. A plane crashes killing all Alianza Lima team in Ventanilla, Callao, Peru.
- Queen Street massacre: In Melbourne, Australia, 22-year-old Frank Vitkovic kills 8 and injures another 5 in a Post Office building before committing suicide by jumping from the eleventh floor.
- The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed in Washington, D.C. by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
- General Rahimuddin Khan retires from the Pakistan Army, along with the cabinet of the country's military dictatorship.
- Microsoft releases Windows 2.0.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
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