Wednesday 14 October 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rory Kennedy and Jay Pharoah.
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.
Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grimm Masterpiece Theatre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Ancient Art of War at Sea or Heavy Barrel.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Rory Kennedy: American noted family, the daughter of Victoria and Michael Kennedy.
- Jay Pharoah: Comedian.
- Rodolfo Halffter: Composer, dies at 86.
- St. Louis Cardinals beat SF Giants, 4 games to 3 in NLCS
- In Midland, Texas, 1.5-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22 feet (7m) down a well.
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