Thursday October 08, 1987
US date format: 10/8/1987, UK date format: 8/10/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 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 Aya Hirano and Dustin Breeding.
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 The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anime san jushi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlantis or Airborne Ranger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1987?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- Konstantinos Tsatsos: Greek scholar and politician President...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- The Bee Gees - You Win Again
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
- Michael Jackson - Bad
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 18 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?