Thursday 12 March 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, 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.
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Jessica Hardy: American swimmer.
- Teimour Radjabov: Azerbaijani chess player.
- Chris Seitz: American soccer player.
- Chris Stark: English radio host.
- Rico Vonck: Dutch darts player.
- Hiroomi Tosaka: Japanese singer and actor (Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe)
- Omar Abdulrazaq: Syrian footballer
- Maxi Lim: Movie Actor
- Matt Webb: Guitarist
- Meg Turney: YouTube Star
- Woody Hayes: American football coach at Ohio State University.
- Les Miserables opens at Broadway/Imperial theater in New York City for 4000+ performances.
- Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
- Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
- US Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North.
- David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes Owens-Illinois Glass and Inco from its index, replacing them with Coca-Cola and Boeing Company.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
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