Thursday 14 May 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francois Steyn and Twinnie-Lee Moore.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vreme za pat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dunjunz or Ghost Hunters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1987 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Francois Steyn: South African rugby union player.
- Twinnie-Lee Moore: Stage Actress.
- Nikki Phillippi: YouTube Star.
- Zarine Khan: Indian model and actress.
- Jeong Min-hyeong: South Korean footballer (d. 2012).
- Vitomil Zupan: Slovene author poet and playwright (d. 1987).
- Little Shop of Horrors is released in Germany
- Rita Hayworth, American actress (Gilda), dies of Alzheimer's disease at age 68 (born 1918).
- Colt revolver (Peacemaker) of 1873 sells for US$242,000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Poison - Talk Dirty To Me
- Atlantic Starr - Always
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