Monday 4 May 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cesc Fabregas and Jorge Lorenzo.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Intervista, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 Sweet Surrender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mega Man or Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 May 1987
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1987 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Cesc Fabregas: Spanish footballer.
- Jorge Lorenzo: Spanish motorcycle racer.
- Anjeza Shahini: Albanian singer.
- Cesc Fàbregas: Spanish footballer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Surface - Happy
- Klymaxx - I'd Still Say Yes
- Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
- Patrice Rushen - Watch Out
- Melba Moore - It's Been So Long
Top #10 Latin songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?