Friday November 20, 1987
US date format: 11/20/1987, UK date format: 20/11/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Maud Verdeyen and Gina Stechert.
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 Driller or Flying Shark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 20, 1987?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 20, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 20If November 20, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 30 days.
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?