Sunday 29 March 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claudia Andreatti and Dimitri Payet.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, 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 Foreign Bodies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Syndrome or Joe Blade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1987 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Claudia Andreatti: Italian beauty pageant winner, appointed 'Miss Italia' for 2006.
- Dimitri Payet: Soccer Player.
- Danielle Byrnes: Australian model and actress.
- Gianluca Freddi: Italian footballer.
- Andi Manzano: Filipino radio and television host.
- 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: Howard the Duck wins.
- Wrestlemania III is held in Pontiac, Michigan; a record crowd of 93,173 watch Hulk Hogan beat Andre the Giant.
- Pat Bradley wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic.
- Yitzhak Shamir re-elected chairman of right wing Herut Party in Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
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