Friday 31 July 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paige Hathaway and Brittany Byrnes.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasteroids or Exolon.
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1987 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Paige Hathaway: Instagram Star.
- Brittany Byrnes: Australian Actress.
- Michael Bradley: American soccer player.
- Mike Tompkins: Pop Singer.
- Living Daylights premieres in US
- Battle between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed
- Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
- Guns and Roses song Appetite for Destruction is released
- Oriole Eddie Murray hits his 299th and 300th career home runs
- Rockwell International awarded contract to build a 5th space shuttle.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Heart - Alone
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Robbie Nevil - Wot's It To Ya
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