Monday November 16, 1987
US date format: 11/16/1987, UK date format: 16/11/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Norvina Claudia and Vicky Pattison.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
Moonstruck, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station or Dragon Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 16, 1987?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
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- Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz
- Paul McCartney releases Once Upon a Long Ago
- Parlatino Treaty of Institutionalization signed.
- Jim Brewer: American baseball player (Born 1937).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 16, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
- Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before
- George Michael - Faith
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Marlon Jackson - Don't Go
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
- Earth, Wind & Fire - System of Survival
- Shanice Wilson - (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
- Deja - You And Me Tonight
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Barkays - Certified True
- Alexander O'Neal - Criticize
Sport Games on November 16, 1987
- Chicago Bears - Denver Broncos : 29 - 31
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?