Thursday 17 December 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Heylmun and Trip Lee.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, 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 Spuk von draußen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 500cc Grand Prix or Bonecruncher.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1987 ?
- Mark Heylmun: Guitarist.
- Trip Lee: Rapper.
- Bo Guagua: Chinese businessman.
- Chelsea Manning: American soldier.
- Square Co., Ltd. releases ''Final Fantasy'' in Japan for the Famicom.
- The Perl programming language is created by Larry Wall.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- Steve Winwood - Valerie
- Sting - We'll Be Together
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