Saturday 16 May 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1987 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
Famous Birthdays:16 May
- Bobro 400, a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, sets sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful eight-week search for a dumping site.
- Mystery of Edwin Drood closes at Imperial NYC after 608 performances
- Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in LA
- Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show
- 113th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8.
- The Old San Francisco Mint museum opens to the public.
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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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