Thursday 12 February 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Chardy and David Cooper.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi.
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 Basketball Challenge or Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1987 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Jérémy Chardy: French professional tennis player, he won one singles title (Stuttgart) in 2009, and reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 Australian open.
- David Cooper: Baseball Player.
- Britt Nilsson: Reality Star.
- Lang Jeffries: Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), dies at 55.
- Survivors of a black man murdered by KKK members awarded US$7 million damages.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- At This Moment (Live) - Billy Vera
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Boston - We're Ready
- Lionel Richie - Ballerina Girl
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