Monday 24 August 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- Starship - It's Not Over (Til It's Over)
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