Tuesday 18 August 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mika Boorem and Tine Helseth.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Who's That Girl by Madonna.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
Dirty Dancing, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deflektor or Gotcha!: The Sport.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1987 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Mika Boorem: American actress and producer.
- Tine Helseth: Norwegian trumpet player.
- Zuzana Jandová: Czech model Miss Czech Republic 2008.
- Siri Tollerød: Norwegian model.
- Houston Oiler Earl Campbell, retires from NFL
- Ohio nurse Donald Harvey sentence to triple life (poisoned 24)
- Philip Rush of New Zealand sets record for triple crossing English Channel. His time, 28:21, is ten hours faster than the first man to do it.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
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