Thursday 17 September 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson.
In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits.
Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1987 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Ray Friesen: American cartoonist and founder of Don't Eat Any Bugs Productions.
- Paul Huntington: English footballer.
- Yang Ko-han: Taiwanese actress (d. 2015).
- Tim Burton: YouTube Star.
- Philadelphia celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution
- At a small rally in Harlem, televangelist Marion Robertson announces his candidacy for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
- ABC - When Smokey Sings
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
- Huey Lewis & The News - Doing It All For My Baby
- Grateful Dead - Touch Of Grey
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?