Saturday 18 April 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sandra Lyng Haugen and Kévin Sireau.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Curse of Sherwood or Devilman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1987 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Sandra Lyng Haugen: Norwegian singer.
- Kévin Sireau: French cycling champion, he won a Silver medal at the 2012 Olympics.
- Matt Anderson: Volleyball Player.
- Samantha Jade: Pop Singer.
- Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Movie Actress.
- Brett Deledio: Australian Rules football player
- Danny Guthrie: English footballer
- Sandra Haugen: Norwegian singer
- Ivan Tričkovski: Macedonian footballer
- Cara Wayans: American actress
- An unconscious skydiver is rescued by another diver in mid-air
- US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia.
- Bob Land wins his 6th straight Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race.
- Mike Schmidt hits 500th home run (vs. Robinson-Pittsburgh Pirates).
- Pat Knauff, France sets one-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
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