Saturday May 09, 1987
US date format: 5/9/1987, UK date format: 9/5/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 9, 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 Kevin Gameiro and Dan Cole (rugby union).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Intervista, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Anywhere But Here by Mona Simpson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa or Basketball Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 09, 1987?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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- 183 die aboard a Polish jetliner that crashes in Warsaw
- Actor Tom Cruise (27) and actress Mimi Rogers (33), marry
- Oriole Eddie Murray is 1st to switch hit HRs in 2 consecutive games
- A Polish LOT Ilyushin IL-62M ''Tadeusz Kosciuszko'' (SP-LBG) crashes after takeoff in Warsaw, Poland, killing 183 people.
- Obafemi Awolowo: Nigeria -- President of Nigeria...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 09, 1987?
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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)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Surface - Happy
- Klymaxx - I'd Still Say Yes
- Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
- Patrice Rushen - Watch Out
- Melba Moore - It's Been So Long
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 09If May 09, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 16 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?