Wednesday 11 November 1987, Veteran's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chanelle Hayes and Vinny Guadagnino.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Omsen & Momsen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 221B Baker Street or Andy Capp: The Game.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1987 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Chanelle Hayes: British reality TV star.
- Vinny Guadagnino: Reality Star.
- Yuya Tegoshi: Japanese singer and actor (News and Tegomass).
- Roza closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
- Moscow party secretary Boris Jerusalem resigns
- Judge Anthony M Kennedy nominated to the US Supreme Court.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Madonna - Causing A Commotion
- Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
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