Monday October 12, 1987
US date format: 10/12/1987, UK date format: 12/10/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Daniil Simkin and Marvin Ogunjimi.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Aenigma, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Legacy by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anime san jushi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh or Batty.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 12, 1987?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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- 21st Country Music Association Award: Hank William Jr wins
- George Harrison releases Got My Mind Set On You
- Oscar Arias (Costa Rican President) wins Nobel Peace Prize
- Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for American League pennant.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- The Bee Gees - You Win Again
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
- Michael Jackson - Bad
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Bad
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
- Stephanie Mills - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Ray Parker Jr. - I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone
- The O'Jays - Lovin' You
- Madame X - Just That Type Of Girl
- Surface - Lately
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- 4 By Four - Come Over
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 12If October 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 20 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?