Friday 18 December 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andreas Lubitz and Miki Ando.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael.
In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Bad Taste, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Cat Who Came For Christmas by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Hausmeisterin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Card Sharks or Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 December 1987
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1987 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Andreas Lubitz: German airline pilot and presumed mass murderer, working since autumn 2013 for Lufthans as A320 pilot.
- Miki Ando: Japanese figure skater.
- Anastasia Vasina
- Ayaka (singer)
- Rian Dawson: Drummer.
- Ayaka : Japanese singer-songwriter and producer.
- Chelsea Manning: Criminal.
- Minami Tsukui: Japanese actress.
- Fernando Jara: Panamanian-born American jockey.
- Sneha Ullal: Bollywood Actress.
- Yuki Furukawa: TV Actor.
- Nastasia Townsend: Reality Star.
- Conny Plank: German DJ and producer (Cluster and Moebius & Plank) (d. 1987).
- Warne Marsh, jazz saxophonist, dies of a heart attack after collapsing onstage while giving a perfomance at Donte's in North Hollywood, California.
- Ivan F Boesky sentenced to three years for insider trading.
- Larry Wall releases the first version of the Perl programming language.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George Michael - Faith
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
- Steve Winwood - Valerie
- Sting - We'll Be Together
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Levert - My Forever Love
- System of Survival - Earth, Wind & Fire
- Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel
- Natalie Cole - I Live For Your Love
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- Meli'sa Morgan - If You Can Do It: I Can Too!!
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Love Overboard
- Tony Terry - She's Fly
Top #10 Latin songs
- Jose Luis Rodriguez - Y TU TAMBIEN LLORARAS
- Beatriz Adriana - La luna sera la luna
- Negra - Roberto Carlos
- SOY ASI - Jose Jose
- PONTE A CANTAR - Jose Feliciano
- Julio Iglesias - Que no se rompa la noche
- AY AMOR - Ana Gabriel
- PETALO Y ESPINAS - Los Yonic's
- Ahora Te Puedes Marchar - Luis Miguel
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
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