Tuesday May 12, 1987
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 221B Baker Street or Combat School.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1987 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Chris Pontius (soccer)
- Mike Iupati
- Clams Casino (musician)
- Gianluca Sansone: Italian footballer.
- Liu Hong: Chinese race walker.
- Kieron Pollard: Trinidadian cricketer.
- Victor Feldman: pianist/drummer, dies at age 53.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- The Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Poison - Talk Dirty To Me
- Atlantic Starr - Always
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- There's Nothing Better Than Love - Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines
- 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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