Monday 20 July 1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roza Gough and Nicola Benedetti.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Everything To Gain by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll or Test Drive.
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- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Roza Gough
- Nicola Benedetti: Scottish classical violinist.
- Kōsuke Kujirai: Japanese actor and singer.
- Niall McGinn: Irish footballer.
- Richard Egan: American executive and diplomat, Egan is the billionaire cofounder of EMC Corporation, and was sworn in as ambassador to Ireland in August 2001.
- Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs
- UN Security Council Resolution 598, condemning the Iran : Iraq War and demanding cease-fire, is unanimously adopted.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
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