Sunday 19 July 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Jones and Marc Murphy.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bats & Terry or Battleships (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1987 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Jon Jones: MMA Fighter.
- Marc Murphy: Australian rules footballer.
- Louie Torrellas: American actor and producer.
- 116th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 279 at Muirfield Gullane
- Don Mattingly sets AL record of extra base hits in 10 cons games
- Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
- Pseudo Echo - Funkytown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
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