Monday 23 February 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi.
In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, directed by Chuck Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 February 1987 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Elysa Montfort: Gay rights activist.
- Ab-Soul : Rapper.
- Sarah Urie: Family Member.
- Theophilus London: Trinidadian-American singer-songwriter and producer.
- Esmond Knight: Actor (Black Narcissus, Henry V), dies at 80.
- Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604.
- Dick Howser retires from managing Kansas City Royals, due to brain tumor.
- Russian Writers Union accepts Boris Pasternak posthumous as member.
- Supernova 1987A, the first quotnaked-eyequot supernova since 1604, is observed.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
- Lionel Richie - Ballerina Girl
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