Sunday 20 December 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yutaka Otsuka and Tariel Zintiridis.
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.
On TV people were watching A Bit of Fry and Laurie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann or Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken.
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1987 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:20 December
- Nuts with Barbra Striesand premieres
- Dona Paz ferry sinks after crash with oil tanker Vector, 4386 die
- Nancy Lopez / Miller Barber wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
- 76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0).
- History's worst peacetime sea disaster, when the passenger ferry Dona Paz sinks after colliding with the oil tanker Vector 1 in the Tablas Strait in the Philippines, killing an estimated 4,000 people (1,749 official).
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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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