Thursday 22 October 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 22, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Park Ha-sun and Alan Schaaf.
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 Legacy by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix and the Magic Carpet or Heavy Barrel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 October 1987
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 22 October 1987 ?
Famous Birthdays:22 October
- Lino Ventura: Italian-French film actor.
- Cabaret opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 262 performances
- Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky
- The pilot of a British Aerospace BAE Harrier GR5 registered ZD325 accidentally ejects his aircraft. The jet continues to fly until it runs out of fuel and crashes into the Irish Sea.
- Champion English jockey Lester Piggott is jailed for three years after being convicted of tax evasion.
- On a vote of 58–42, the United States Senate rejects President Ronald Reagan's nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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 #10 Latin songs
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Julio Iglesias - Que no se rompa la noche
- Ahora Te Puedes Marchar - Luis Miguel
- No Se Murio El Amor - Mijares
- Nelson Ned - Me Pase De La Cuenta
- No Te Quites La Ropa - Emmanuel
- Fiesta En America - Chayanne
- Wilkins - Margarita
- Beatriz Adriana - La luna sera la luna
- Los Bukis - Tu carcel
Top #4 songs in the UK
- You Win Again - The Bee Gees
- Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) - MARRS
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?