Saturday 11 April 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 11, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joss Stone and Lights (musician).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Grand Prix Construction Set or Air Fortress.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 April 1987
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1987 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Joss Stone: Soul Singer.
- Lights (musician)
- Martin Weill
- Lights : Canadian singer-songwriter.
- Shay Mitchell: Actress.
- Primo Levi: Italian novelist, essayist, poet and scientist, whose writings were influenced by his imprisonment at a concentration camp in Auschwitz, 1944-1945.
- Erskine Caldwell: American best-selling writer known for his two most successful novels, "Tobacco Road," 1932 and "God's Little Acre," 1933.
- Kent Taylor: Actor (Boston Blackie, Rough Riders), dies at 79.
- Yankees score 12 runs in 7th inning vs. Kansas City Royals
- Zoja Ivanova wins second female World Cup marathon (2:30:39).
- The London Agreement is secretly signed between Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres and King Hussein of Jordan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue
- Wang Chung - Let's Go
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Aretha Franklin & George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Starpoint - He Wants My Body
- Gregory Abbott - I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
- There's Nothing Better Than Love - Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines
Top #10 Latin songs
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?