Tuesday 24 November 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Megan Mullins .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystal Quest or Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps.
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Which were the important events of 24 November 1987 ?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Jehane Benoit: French Canadian culinary author (Born 1904).
- Li Peng succeeds Premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR
- In Southern California, magnitude 6.5 and 6.7 earthquakes occur, about 12 hours apart. Felt throughout much of southern California from San Diego and Los Angeles to Las Vegas, Nevada and Tempe, Arizona. Also felt at Tijuana and Ensenada, Mexico.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- George Michael - Faith
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
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