Tuesday 6 October 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melissa Baker and Egni Eckert.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
The Killing Time, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anime san jushi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ai Senshi Nicol or 221B Baker Street.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 October 1987 ?
- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Melissa Baker
- Egni Eckert
- Fanny J
- Oppenheim Twins: American twins and noted family, the children of actress Cybill Shepherd and her second husband Dr. Bruce Oppenheim.
- Nick Cummins: Athlete.
- Joe Lewis: English footballer.
- Christopher Welsh: American car crash victim, he died at age 16 on February 21, 2004 just after 9 PM in Plymouth, MA.
- Molly Shepherd-Oppenheim: American noted family, daughter and first twin of Cybill Shepherd and her husband, Dr. Bruce Oppenheim.
- Cyrus Shepherd-Oppenheim: American noted family, son and second twin of Cybill Shepherd and Dr. Bruce Oppenheim.
- Military coup leader Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a Republic
- Microsoft unveils the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software for Microsoft Windows 2.0, the first major application for Windows.
- Fiji becomes a republic.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
- Madame X - Just That Type Of Girl
- Michael Jackson - Bad
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Surface - Lately
- Sherrick - Just Call
- 4 By Four - Come Over
Top #9 Latin songs
Top #5 songs in the UK
- You Win Again - The Bee Gees
- Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - MARRS
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
- Michael Jackson - Bad
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