Friday March 20, 1987
US date format: 3/20/1987, UK date format: 20/3/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 20, 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 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.
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 Agent Orange or Bionic Commando.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 20, 1987?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
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- 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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20, 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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