Thursday August 13, 1987
US date format: 8/13/1987, UK date format: 13/8/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Srabanti Chatterjee and Pepe Diokno.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
Boyfriends and Girlfriends, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ATV Simulator or Faxanadu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 1987?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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- Cards outfield sets record of no putouts in a 4-2 in 13 inning
- Vincent Persichetti: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Composer...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 13If August 13, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 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?