Friday 16 January 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lauren McAvoy and Katie Maloney.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, 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 Eyes on the Prize.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing HardBall! or Batty.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1987.
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1987 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Lauren McAvoy: British fashion model.
- Katie Maloney: Reality Star.
- Cassey Ho: YouTube Star.
- Charlotte Henshaw: English swimmer.
- León Febres Cordero, president of Ecuador, is kidnapped by followers of imprisoned general Frank Vargas, who successfully demand the latter's release.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?