Monday 21 September 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shayley Bourget and Clara Alonso.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston.
In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits.
The Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Star Trek: The Next Generation.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blazer or Double Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1987 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Shayley Bourget: Metal Singer.
- Clara Alonso: Model.
- Ryan Guzman: Movie Actor.
- Jimmy Clausen: American football player.
- Marcelo Estigarribia: Paraguayan footballer.
- Murilo Maccari: Brazilian footballer
- Ashley Paris: American basketball player.
- Courtney Paris: American basketball player.
- Michał Pazdan: Polish footballer
- Ruth Attaway: Actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There).
- 3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
- ABC - When Smokey Sings
- Europe - Carrie
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Grateful Dead - Touch Of Grey
- Prince - U Got The Look
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