Tuesday October 20, 1987
US date format: 10/20/1987, UK date format: 20/10/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Borgore and Raphael Hackl.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson.
In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Cry Freedom, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure or Bismarck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 20, 1987?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Dow-Jones increases 102.27 pts / 608,120,000 shares traded (record)
- Ten die as US Air Force jet crashed into a Ramada Inn near Indianapolis, Indiana.
- New York subway gunman Bernhard Goetz sentenced to six months in jail.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 20, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
- The Bee Gees - You Win Again
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Bad
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- The O'Jays - Lovin' You
- Ray Parker Jr. - I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone
- Deja - You And Me Tonight
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Stephanie Mills - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
- Bert Robinson - Heart Of Gold
- Donna Summer - Dinner With Gershwin
Top #1 Latin songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 20If October 20, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 1 day.
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?