Sunday July 05, 1987
US date format: 7/5/1987, UK date format: 5/7/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 5, 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 Ji Chang-wook and Andrija Kaluđerović.
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.
Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fridolin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Accolade's Comics or 500cc Grand Prix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 05, 1987?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
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- 101st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pat Cash beats Ivan Lendl (76 62 75)
- Jane Geddes wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
- First instance of the LTTE using suicide attacks on Sri Lankan Army. The Black Tigers are born and in the following years continue to use it to deadly effect.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 05, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Feel Good All Over
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Jody Watley - Still A Thrill
- Club Nouveau - Why You Treat Me So Bad
- Jonathan Butler - Lies
- The Isley Brothers - Smooth Sailin' Tonight
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
- Regina Belle - Show Me The Way
- LL Cool J - I'm Bad
- 4 By Four - Want You For My Girlfriend
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 05If July 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 17 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?