Tuesday August 04, 1987
US date format: 8/4/1987, UK date format: 4/8/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 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 Jang Geun-suk and Jang Keun-suk.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Sphere by Michael Crichton 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 Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann or Airball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 04, 1987?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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- At the Kingdome, Ruppert Jones hits a foul ball that sticks in speaker
- FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters
- The US Federal Communications Commission votes 4-0 to rescind the Fairness Doctrine, which had required radio and television stations to "fairly" present controversial issues.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 04, 1987?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?