Sunday 2 August 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 500cc Grand Prix or Arumana no Kiseki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
Famous Birthdays:02 August
- Myron Stout: US abstract artist, dies at 79.
- 25th Tennis Federation Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)
- Chris Johnson wins Columbia Savings LPGA National Golf Pro-Am
- Cin Red Eric Davis becomes 7th and earliest 30 HR 30 steal man
- 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).
- Kevin Seitzer (Kansas City Royals), gets six hits in one baseball game.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 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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