Saturday 4 July 1987, US Independence Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph DeGeorge and Ryan Malmberg.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB or Street Fighter.
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- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Joseph DeGeorge: American rock musician who, with his brother, in their group of "Harry and the Potters" portray the characters from the famous series and enact scenes in their musical performances.
- Ryan Malmberg: American accident victim and a twin.
- Rochelle Clarke: YouTube Star.
- Wude Ayalew: Ethiopian runner.
- Guram Kashia: Georgian footballer.
- 94th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (75 63)
- Discovery moves to Launch Pad 39B for STS-26 mission
- Nazi Klaus Barbie, Butcher of Lyon sentenced to life in France
- In France, former Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie (aka the ''Butcher of Lyon'') is convicted of crimes against humanity and is sentenced to life imprisonment.
- Australian Prime Minister Robert Hawke's government is re-elected for a third term.
- World population is estimated to have reached five billion people, according to the United Nations. And Baby Makes Five Billion: U.N. Hails a Yugoslav Infant ndash New York Times
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