Monday 24 August 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Scheyer and Anze Kopitar.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crossroads or Game Over.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1987 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Jon Scheyer: American basketball player.
- Anze Kopitar: Slovenian ice hockey player.
- Anže Kopitar: Slovenian ice hockey player.
- Daichi Miura: Japanese singer-songwriter dancer and choreographer.
- Bayard Rustin: American civil rights activist (d. 1987).
- Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Starship - It's Not Over (Til It's Over)
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
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