Saturday 3 January 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Reto Berra and Leonidas Panagopoulos.
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.
Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yesterday's Dreams.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa or Battle of Britain.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1987 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
Famous Birthdays:03 January
- Oh Coward! closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 56 performances
- Smile closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 48 performances
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist Aretha Franklin
- Singer / Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist: Aretha Franklin.
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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Sport Games on 3 January 1987
- New York Jets - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 20
- Washington Redskins - Chicago Bears : 27 - 13
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