Thursday 8 October 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aya Hirano and Ksenia Solo.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake.
In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits.
Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pulaski: The TV Detective.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Black Panther or Frankenstein.
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Aya Hirano: Voice Actor.
- Ksenia Solo: TV Actress.
- Dustin Breeding: American singer.
- Samantha Bentley: English porn actress.
- Hassan Maatouk: Lebanese footballer.
- Konstantinos Tsatsos: Greek scholar and politician President of Greece (d. 1987).
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