Wednesday 22 July 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tom Wallisch and Denis Gargaud Chanut.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Alone by Heart.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Misery by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blasteroids or Firetrack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Tom Wallisch
- Denis Gargaud Chanut
- Ilja Glebov: Estonian figure skater.
- Charlotte Kalla: Swedish skier.
- US began escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf
- US begins escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti tankers in Persian Gulf.
- Soyuz TM-3 launched with three cosmonauts (one Syrian).
- Said Aouita of Morroco sets the 5km record (12:58.39) in Rome, Italy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Heart - Alone
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
- Crowded House - Something So Strong
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Expose - Point Of No Return
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