Saturday 11 April 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. 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 Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baseball The Season II or Dragon Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- Giuseppe Caccavallo: Italian footballer.
- Michelle Phan: Entrepreneur.
- 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.
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
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