Tuesday 24 February 1987
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1987 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
Famous Birthdays:24 February
- Jim Connors: American radio personality (Born 1940).
- LA Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores his 36,000th NBA point
- Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack
- 29th Grammy Awards: "Higher Love", Graceland, Bruce Hornsby win.
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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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