Tuesday 7 July 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lena Ma and Steven Crowder.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
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 Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow 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 Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds or Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line.
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- Lena Ma: Canadian beauty pageant contestant.
- Steven Crowder: American comedian.
- Chase Money: YouTube Star.
- Julianna Guill: American actress.
- Lt Col Oliver North began public testimony at Iran-Contra hearing
- Yanks trailing by 7 score 7 in 7th on 7 / 7 and 5 in 8th-Beat Twins 12-7
- Kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- Kenny G - Songbird
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
- Pseudo Echo - Funkytown
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
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