Tuesday 17 March 1987, St. Patrick's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Blind Date, directed by Blake Edwards, 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.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Rob Kardashian: American television personality and businessman.
- Emmanuel Sanders: Football Player.
- Federico Fazio: Argentinian footballer.
- Krisnan Inu: New Zealand rugby player.
- Ryan Parent: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Bobby Ryan: American ice hockey player
- Santo Trafficante: Jr.
- IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3.
- Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 versus Pakistan.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
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