Saturday May 16, 1987
US date format: 5/16/1987, UK date format: 16/5/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 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 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 A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Master or Street Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1987?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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- 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
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Surface - Happy
- Melba Moore - It's Been So Long
- Freddie Jackson - I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
- Shirley Murdock - Go On Without You
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Anita Baker - Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year)
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 16, 1987?
On May 16, 1987 several famous people were born including, Claudia Suárez, Can Bonomo, TJ Bell.
What was the number one song in May 16, 1987?
The number one song in the week of May 16, 1987 was With Or Without You by U2 in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in UK.
What were the top hits on May 16, 1987?
The top hits on May 16, 1987 were With Or Without You by U2, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Can't Be With You Tonight by Judy Boucher, A Boy From Nowhere by Tom Jones in UK.