Tuesday 14 July 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Jaws: The Revenge, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1987 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Aqeel Ahmed: English director producer and screenwriter.
- Margus Hunt: Estonian-American football player discus thrower and shot putter.
- Sean Smith: American football player.
- Ryan Sweeting: Bahamian-American tennis player.
- Patrick Switzer: Canadian skateboarder.
- Dan Reynolds: Rock Singer
- Sara Canning: TV Actress
- Adam Johnson: English footballer
- Elena Gant: Reality Star
- Shane McLoughlin: American noted family, the first son of Tom McLoughlin and his second wife, Nancy, born while his Dad was directing "Date With An Angel."
- 58th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-0 in 13 at Oakland - Alameda Stadium
- All star MVP: Tim Raines (Montreal Expos)
- Lt Col Oliver North concludes 6 days of Congressional testimony
- Rookie of the Year Award is renamed to honor Jackie Robinson
- Taiwan ends 37 years of martial law.
- Steve Miller's star is unveiled on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
- Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North concludes six days of US Congressional testimony.
- Greyhound Bus company buys Trailways Bus for US$80 million.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
- Pseudo Echo - Funkytown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
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