Wednesday May 20, 1987
US date format: 5/20/1987, UK date format: 20/5/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Fra Fee and Mike Havenaar.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
The Untouchables, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystal Quest or Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 20, 1987?
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- Wrestler Jerry Lawler sues WWF and Harley Race for trademark name king
- Tennessee court rules that WWF can not promote Harley Race as the King of Wrestling in Tennessee, upholding Jerry Lawler's claim.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 20, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Surface - Happy
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Freddie Jackson - I Don't Want To Lose Your Love
- Melba Moore - It's Been So Long
- Shirley Murdock - Go On Without You
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 20If May 20, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months.
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?