Thursday 15 October 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jesse Levine and Chantal Strand.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grimm Masterpiece Theatre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa or Grand Prix Construction Set.
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- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Jesse Levine: Canadian-American tennis player.
- Chantal Strand: Canadian actress, singer and voice actress.
- Ott Tänak: Estonian race car driver.
- Thomas Sankara: Burkinabé captain and politician 5th President of Burkina Faso (d. 1987).
- Late Nite Comic opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 4 performances
- 6th Belgium government of Martens falls
- Coup in Burkina Faso, President Sankara dies
- NFL Players Association orders an end to the 24-day strike.
- The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.
- October 16 ampndash Great Storm of 1987: Hurricane-force winds hit much of South England, killing 23 people.
- Black Monday: Stock market levels fall sharply on Wall Street and around the world.
- U.S. warships destroy 2 Iranian oil platforms in the Persian Gulf
- Two commuter trains collide head-on on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia 102 are killed.
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