Tuesday 8 December 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 December 1987 ?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Occupied Palestinians start intefadeh (uprising) against Israel
- President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev sign a treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles
- US President President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles.
- The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
- The Alianza Lima air disaster occurs.
- Frank Vitkovic shoots and kills eight people at the Australia Post building in Melbourne, before jumping to his death.
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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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