Sunday 8 February 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daphne Joy and Javi García.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Open Your Heart by Madonna.
In UK Stand By Me by Ben E King was in the top 5 hits.
Mannequin, directed by Michael Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlantis or Evening Star.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1987 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Daphne Joy: Instagram Star.
- Javi García: Spanish footballer.
- Carolina Kostner: Italian figure skater.
- 37th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 154-149 (overtime) at Seattle, Washington.
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- At This Moment (Live) - Billy Vera
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- Genesis - Land Of Confusion
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Glass Tiger - Someday
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- Boston - We're Ready
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