Wednesday November 18, 1987
US date format: 11/18/1987, UK date format: 18/11/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Jake Abel and Joe Cada.
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 Getsu Fūma Den or Bases Loaded.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1987?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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- Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair
- Cubs Andre Dawson is 1st from last-place club ever to win an MVP
- U.S. Senate and House panels release reports charging President Ronald Reagan with 'ultimate responsibility' for the Iran-Contra affair.
- Jacques Anquetil: French cyclist, winner of the Tour de...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 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
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 18, 1987?
On November 18, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jake Abel, Joe Cada, Hitomi Harada
Which famous people died on November 18, 1987?
Famous people died on November 18, 1987 include, Jacques Anquetil
What was the number one song in November 18, 1987?
The number one song in the week of November 18, 1987 was Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau in UK
What were the top hits on November 18, 1987?
The top hits on November 18, 1987 were Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol, (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley, Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley in UK