Sunday 29 November 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cashmere Cat and Stephen O'Halloran.
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 The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Street Brawler or Fantasy Zone: The Maze.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 November 1987 ?
- former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
- International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
- Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
- Brendan of Birr or Brendan the Younger
- Saint Cuthbert Mayne, martyr
- Feast days of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Saturnin
- Denis of the Nativity and Redemptus of the Cross
Famous Birthdays:29 November
- Dreamgirls closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
- 75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36
- Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes
- New Orleans Saints win, assuring their 1st winning NFL season
- Korean Air Boeing 707 Flight 858 disappears over the Andaman Sea off Myanmar, on route to Seoul. All 115 crew and passengers killed.
- Korean Air Flight 858 is blown up over the Andaman Sea, killing 115 crew and passengers. North Korean agents are responsible for the bombing.
- NASA announces the names of 4 companies awarded contracts to help build Space Station Freedom: Boeing Aerospace, General Electric's Astro-Space Division, McDonnell Douglas, and the Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell.
- Queensland: Following a week of turmoil from his National Party of Australia colleagues, Joh Bjelke-Petersen resigns as Premier of Queensland. He is replaced by Mike Ahern, the only premier never to contest an election as premier.
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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