Tuesday May 12, 1987
US date format: 5/12/1987, UK date format: 12/5/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 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 Chris Pontius (soccer) and Mike Iupati.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Heat, directed by Michie Gleason, 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 Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Falsion or Bonecruncher.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 12, 1987?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
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- Victor Feldman: pianist/drummer, dies at age 53.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Surface - Happy
- Melba Moore - It's Been So Long
- Freddie Jackson - I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
- Shirley Murdock - Go On Without You
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 12If May 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 18 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?