Wednesday 11 February 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Luca Antonelli and Ebba Busch.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi.
In UK Stand By Me by Ben E King was in the top 5 hits.
Mannequin, directed by Michael Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Artelius or Fire Power.
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1987 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Luca Antonelli: Italian footballer.
- Ebba Busch: Swedish politician.
- Jürgen Kuresoo: Estonian footballer.
- Brian Matusz: American baseball player.
- Jan Smeekens: Dutch speed skater.
- England beats Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
- British Airways is privatised and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- The Constitution of the Philippines goes into effect.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Madonna - Open Your Heart
- Cyndi Lauper - Change Of Heart
- Samantha Fox - Touch Me (I Want Your Body)
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Chicago - Will You Still Love Me?
- At This Moment (Live) - Billy Vera
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Boston - We're Ready
- Lionel Richie - Ballerina Girl
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