Sunday August 02, 1987
US date format: 8/2/1987, UK date format: 2/8/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 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 Laura Tanguy and Csilla Borsányi.
In that special week of August 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.
The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Scroll or Butasan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 02, 1987?
- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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- 25th Tennis Federation Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)
- Chris Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am
- Eric Davis is 7th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases in one season
- Michael Andretti runs fastest Indy car race in history (171.49 MPH).
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- Myron Stout: US abstract artist, dies at 79.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 02, 1987?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 02If August 02, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 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?