Monday August 10, 1987
US date format: 8/10/1987, UK date format: 10/8/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Jim Bakkum and Ari Boyland.
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.
Boyfriends and Girlfriends, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line or 221B Baker Street.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1987?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
- Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at age 86.
- Flight Readiness Firing of Space Shuttle Discovery's main engines is successful.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 10, 1987?
On August 10, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jim Bakkum, Ari Boyland.
Which famous people died on August 10, 1987?
Famous people died on August 10, 1987 include, Calvin Culver, I W Able, Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas.
What was the number one song in August 10, 1987?
The number one song in the week of August 10, 1987 was I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2 in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos in UK.
What were the top hits on August 10, 1987?
The top hits on August 10, 1987 were I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2, Who's That Girl by Madonna, I Want Your Sex by George Michael in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos, I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.