Wednesday March 18, 1987
US date format: 3/18/1987, UK date format: 18/3/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 18, 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 Alice Belaïdi and Rebecca Soni.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Retribution, directed by Guy Magar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Halls of Montezuma A Battle History of the U.S. Marine Corps or Border Zone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 18, 1987?
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- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
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- Gerber survey find most popular names for newborns in USA: Jessica and Matthew.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Woodstock of physics: The marathon session of the American Physical Society’s meeting features 51 presentations concerning the science of high-temperature superconductors.
- Bil Baird: Puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 18, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 18If March 18, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 22 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?