Thursday 1 October 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stuart Lafferty and Matthew Daddario.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston.
In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits.
Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pulaski: The TV Detective.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aaargh! or Asterix and the Magic Carpet.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Stuart Lafferty
- Matthew Daddario: TV Actor.
- Michaela Coel
- Mitchell Aubusson: Australian rugby player.
- Sami Miro: Model.
- Roza opens at Royale Theater NYC for 12 performances
- 6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA
- In Southern California, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake occurs. Eight people killed, many injured, about 2,200 homeless and more than 10,400 buildings damaged. Felt strongly in much of southern California.
- The Whittier Narrows earthquake shakes the San Gabriel Valley, registering as magnitude 5.9.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
- Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
- Europe - Carrie
- Prince - U Got The Look
- Heart - Who Will You Run To
- ABC - When Smokey Sings
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Paper In Fire
- Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeat
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