Wednesday 8 April 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barry Taylor and Razzbowski .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure or Graham Gooch's All Star Cricket.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 April 1987 ?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Barry Taylor: YouTube Star.
- Razzbowski : YouTube Star.
- Abdelhamid Abaaoud: Belgian-Moroccan terrorist (d. 2015).
- Royston Drenthe: Dutch footballer.
- Jeremy Hellickson: American baseball player.
- Francis C Denebrink: US Naval officer (WWI, WWII, Korea) dies at age 90.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue
- Wang Chung - Let's Go
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
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