Saturday 16 May 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claudia Suárez and Can Bonomo.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Summer Heat, directed by Michie Gleason, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Texasville by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sweet Surrender.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Jax or Dungeon Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1987
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1987 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Claudia Suárez
- Can Bonomo: Turkish singer.
- Andy Murray: Athlete.
- TJ Bell: Guitarist.
- Tom Onslow-Cole: English race car driver.
- Bobro 400, a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, sets sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful eight-week search for a dumping site.
- Mystery of Edwin Drood closes at Imperial NYC after 608 performances
- Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in LA
- Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show
- 113th Preakness: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 1:55.8.
- The Old San Francisco Mint museum opens to the public.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- The Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Poison - Talk Dirty To Me
- Atlantic Starr - Always
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Back And Forth - Cameo
- There's Nothing Better Than Love - Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines
- Happy - Surface
- It's Been So Long - Melba Moore
- I Don't Want To Lose Your Love - Freddie Jackson
- Shirley Murdock - Go On Without You
- Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam
- Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
Top #10 Latin songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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