Tuesday 17 February 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raffi Ahmad and Amy Rodriguez.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi.
In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits.
Mannequin, directed by Michael Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Death or Glory or Ghost Hunters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1987 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Raffi Ahmad: TV Actor.
- Amy Rodriguez: Soccer Player.
- Thomas Ayasse: French footballer.
- Aseem Trivedi: Indian cartoonist and activist.
- Don Mattingly wins highest salary arbitration ($1,975,000 per year)
- Michelle Renee Royer, age 21, of Texas, crowned 36th Miss USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Lionel Richie - Ballerina Girl
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
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