Sunday 9 August 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karim Metwaly and Marco Carmona.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Communion by Whitley Strieber was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Spirit or ALF: The First Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1987 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Karim Metwaly: YouTube Star.
- Marco Carmona: Mexican illustrator and animator.
- Marek Niit: Estonian sprinter.
- Kees de Galan: Dutch economist, dies at 55.
- Les Miserables, opens at Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv
- 69th PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots 287 at PGA National, Palm Beach
- LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27 in London, England (NFL expo)
- Mary Beth wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
- All the children held at Kia Lama, a rural property on Lake Eildon, Australia, run by the Santiniketan Park Association, are released after a police raid.
- Aéropostale ndash The first Aeropostale clothing store opens in New York City, New York. It is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories.
- Northwest Airlines Flight 255 (a McDonnell Douglas MD-82) crashes on takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan just west of Detroit killing all but one (4-year old Cecelia Cichan) of the 156 people on board.
- The followers of the Harmonic Convergence claim it was observed around the world.
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