Sunday 24 May 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1987 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- David Lopez: Vine Star.
- Jimena Barón: Argentinian actress and singer.
- Déborah François: Belgian actress.
- Guillaume Latendresse: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Aiko Orgla: Estonian footballer.
- Matt Prior: Australian rugby player
- Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold: Actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89.
- Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indy 500
- 33rd LPGA Championship won by Jane Geddes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Poison - Talk Dirty To Me
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