Friday 20 March 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emilia Attias and Taylor Davis (violinist).
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.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Bandits by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Foreign Bodies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaga '88 or Black Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1987 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Emilia Attias
- Taylor Davis (violinist)
- Princess Sarah (singer)
- Rollo Weeks: Movie Actor.
- Taylor Davis: Violinist.
- Jionni LaValle: Family Member.
- Ollie Locke: Reality Star.
- Jo : Brazilian footballer.
- Daniel Boumsong: Cameroonian footballer.
- Patrick Boyle: Scottish footballer.
- Yuya Endo: Japanese actor and singer.
- Jô : Brazilian footballer.
- Pedro Ken: Brazilian footballer.
- Sergei Kostitsyn: Belarusian ice hockey player.
- Kevin Smith: Scottish footballer.
- Jonas Wattimena: Indonesian actor model and singer.
- Daniel Maa Boumsong: Cameroonian football player.
- Kangana Ranaut: Indian actress.
- Soap opera Capitol final episode
- Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies world record 5 km (7:00.36).
- Soviet filmmakers arrive in Hollywood for an entertainment summit.
- NASA launches Palapa B2P.
- The Food and Drug Administration approves the anti-AIDS drug, AZT.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1987 ?
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
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