Saturday 19 December 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1987 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Ronan Farrow: American human rights activist, journalist, lawyer, former U.S.
- Karim Benzema: French international footballer born in Lyon to French nationals of Algerian descent.
- Keith Carlos: Model.
- Cédric Baseya: French-Congolese footballer.
- Slater Young: Filipino-Chinese model actor and engineer.
- Gari Kasparov becomes world chess champion.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- Steve Winwood - Valerie
- Sting - We'll Be Together
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