Thursday 8 January 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Heather Rene Smith and Freddie Stroma.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, 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 Yesterday's Dreams.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cleopatra no Mahō or Grange Hill.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1987 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Heather Rene Smith
- Freddie Stroma: Movie Actor.
- Chris Douglas-Roberts
- Carmen Klaschka: German tennis player.
- Peter Adams: Actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold), dies at 69.
- Dow Jones Industrial Index closes above 2,000 for first time (2,002.25).
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes for the first time above 2,000, gaining 8.30 to close at 2,002.25.
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