Saturday October 17, 1987
US date format: 10/17/1987, UK date format: 17/10/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Bea Alonzo and Hannah Douglass.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Aenigma, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Legacy by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anime san jushi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bad Street Brawler or Arkanoid - Revenge of Doh.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 17, 1987?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Late Nite Comic closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 4 performances
- 1st indoor World Series game (Minnesota Metrodome)
- 1st lady Nancy Reagan undergoes a modified radical mastectomy
- Abdul Malek Ukil: Bangladeshi politician (Born 1925).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- The Bee Gees - You Win Again
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
- Michael Jackson - Bad
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Bad
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
- Stephanie Mills - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Ray Parker Jr. - I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone
- The O'Jays - Lovin' You
- Madame X - Just That Type Of Girl
- Surface - Lately
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- 4 By Four - Come Over
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 17If October 17, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 27 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?