Thursday 31 December 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1987 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Seydou Doumbia: Soccer Player.
- Emilie Le Pennec: Fremch gymnast and Olympian, she won a gold medal for her performance on the uneven bars in the 2004 games in Athens.
- Javaris Crittenton: American basketball player.
- Danny Holla: Dutch footballer.
- Émilie Le Pennec: French gymnast.
- Nemanja Nikolić: Hungarian footballer
- Marissa McKeon: Australian amateur netball team captain who became a teenage victim of the Bali terrorist bombing, probably Australia's biggest peacetime disaster with the largest loss of life in a single event since World War II. McKeon died alongside her mother while her father and sister survived the blast on 10/12/2002, c. 23:10 (11:10pm) AWST (8he), Kuta, Bali, Indonesia (8S.53, 116E15); data based on newspaper reports.
- Rees Thomas: Australian rules football player. He played for the Oakleigh Chargers, Port Melbourne and Vic Metro clubs.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb
- INXS - Need You Tonight
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