Wednesday 8 July 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Josh Harrison and Breanne Ezarik.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Academy or Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1987 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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- Kitty Dukakis, revealed addiction to amphetamines for 26 years
- Sun Microsystems introduces its first SPARC-based computer system, the Sun-4/260, with 10 MIPS performance.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- Kenny G - Songbird
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
- Pseudo Echo - Funkytown
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
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