Sunday 13 December 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Holmes and Michael Socha.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
*batteries not included, directed by Matthew Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spuk von draußen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Adventure or Game Over.
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- James Holmes: American mass murder suspect, awaiting trial for a mass shooting in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a showing of "Batman: The Dark Knight Rises" on 20 July 2012.
- Michael Socha: Movie Actor.
- Browns set club record for most points scored in a quarter, 28
- Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) lose parliamentary election.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
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