Wednesday July 01, 1987
US date format: 7/1/1987, UK date format: 1/7/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Maude Harcheb and Evgeny Tomashevsky.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fridolin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Feud or The 3-D Battles of WorldRunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1987?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- Bork nominated to Supreme Court, rejected in October by Senate
- New York City radio station WFAN-AM becomes 1st 24 hour all sports radio
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan nominates former Solicitor General Robert Bork, a controversial conservative judge and legal scholar, to the U.S. Supreme Court (rejected by the Senate in October).
- The American radio station WFAN in New York City is launched as the world's first all-sports radio station.
- Snakefinger : English singer-songwriter and guitarist...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Feel Good All Over
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Jody Watley - Still A Thrill
- Club Nouveau - Why You Treat Me So Bad
- Jonathan Butler - Lies
- The Isley Brothers - Smooth Sailin' Tonight
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
- Regina Belle - Show Me The Way
- LL Cool J - I'm Bad
- 4 By Four - Want You For My Girlfriend
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 5 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?