Saturday 25 April 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bridget MacLeod and Casey Deidrick.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching After Dark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubbler or Deathlord.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1987 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Bridget MacLeod: Australian visual artist, arts writer and curator, and the gallery manager of The Hughes Gallery, Sydney.
- Casey Deidrick: TV Actor.
- Arijit Singh: World Music Singer.
- Jay Park: b-boy & musician, part of Art of Movement.
- Razak Boukari: Togolese footballer.
- Johann Smith: American soccer player
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
- Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue
- U2 - With Or Without You
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