Saturday 8 August 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jenn Proske and Katie Leung.
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.
No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, 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 Accolade's Comics or After Burner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1987 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Jenn Proske: Movie Actress.
- Katie Leung: Movie Actress.
- Pierre Boulanger: French actor.
- Tatjana Malek: German tennis player.
- Danilo Blanusa: Croatian mathematician (Born 1903).
- Pakistan all out 708 vs. England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
- Lynne Cox becomes first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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