Friday 8 May 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katherine Danza and Aneurin Barnard.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vreme za pat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Hunters or Indoor Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1987 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Katherine Danza: American noted family, the daughter of actor Tony Danza and his wife, Tracey Robinson.
- Aneurin Barnard: Welsh actor and singer.
- Andy Brown: Rock Singer.
- Felix Jones: American football player.
- Aarne Nirk: Estonian hurdler.
- Gary Hart quits democratic presidential race (Donna Rice affair)
- U.S. Senator Gary Hart drops out of the running for the Democratic presidential nomination, amid allegations of an extramarital affair with Donna Rice.
- The Loughgall Ambush: The SAS kills eight Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a civilian during an ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
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)
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