Monday 16 March 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tiiu Kuik and Fabien Lemoine.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auf Wiedersehen Monty or Aaargh!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 16 March 1987 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
Famous Birthdays:16 March
- Scott McKay: Actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over Tokyo), dies at 71.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?