Sunday May 17, 1987
US date format: 5/17/1987, UK date format: 17/5/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 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 Edvald Boasson Hagen and Aleandro Rosi.
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 2400 A.D. or After Burner II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1987?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Stardust closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 102 performances
- USS Stark hit by Iraqi missiles, 37 sailors die.
- Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic.
- An Iraqi Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jet fires two missiles into the U.S. Navy warship USS Stark, killing 37 and injuring 21 of her crew.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 17If May 17, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 19 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 17, 1987?
On May 17, 1987 several famous people were born including, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Aleandro Rosi, Edvald Hagen.
What was the number one song in May 17, 1987?
The number one song in the week of May 17, 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 17, 1987?
The top hits on May 17, 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.