Thursday 26 February 1987
It was Thursday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1987 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
Famous Birthdays:26 February
- 1st release of Beatles compact discs
- Tower Commission probes Iran-Contra affair
- USSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh / Semipalitinsk USSR
- Washington Bullets block 20 Indiana Pacers shots tying NBA regulation game record.
- The Tower Commission rebukes U.S. President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his National Security staff.
- NASA launches GEOS-H.
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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