Sunday January 04, 1987
US date format: 1/4/1987, UK date format: 4/1/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Freja Kirk and Jeremstar .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
Hotshot, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Zork or 221B Baker Street.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 04, 1987?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- 16 die in a train crash in Chase, Maryland
- The Chase, Maryland rail wreck: An Amtrak train en route to Boston, Massachusetts from Washington, D.C., collides with Conrail engines in Chase, Maryland, killing 16 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 04, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Aretha Franklin - Jimmy Lee
- Vesta - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- New Edition - Once In A Lifetime Groove
Sport Games on January 04, 1987
- New England Patriots - Denver Broncos : 17 - 22
- San Francisco 49ers - New York Giants : 3 - 49
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 04If January 04, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 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?