Friday 2 January 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shelley Hennig and Loïc Rémy.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits.
Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yesterday's Dreams.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Border Zone or Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1987 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Shelley Hennig: American actress.
- Loïc Rémy
- Mathieu (Star Academy)
- Lauren Storm: American actress.
- Syesha Mercado: American singer and actress.
- Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Janet Jackson - Control
- War (Live) - Bruce Springsteen
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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