Tuesday 16 June 1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Diana DeGarmo and Per Ciljan Skjelbred.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Head To Toe by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Roxanne, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Hold On by Sam Donaldson was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Head Over Heels or Gee Bee Air Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1987 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Diana DeGarmo: American singer, songwriter and a Broadway and television actress.
- Per Ciljan Skjelbred: Norwegian footballer.
- Christian Tshimanga Kabeya: Belgian footballer.
- Kelly Blatz: TV Actor.
- Abby Elliott: American comedienne.
- Subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession charges after shooting 4 black youths who tried to rob him
- Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida opens.
- New York subway gunman Bernhard Goetz acquitted on all but gun possession.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Genesis - In Too Deep
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
- Heart - Alone
- Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead Or Alive
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Kenny G - Songbird
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
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