Thursday 23 July 1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Don Drysdale and Luiz Gustavo.
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 Butasan or Dunjunz.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1987 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Don Drysdale: American noted family; son of baseball player Don Drysdale .
- Luiz Gustavo: Soccer Player.
- Bri Bagwell: Country Singer.
- Maejor Ali: Music Producer.
- Alessio Cerci: Italian footballer.
- Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last years World Series
- RNI (Brooklyn New York pirate radio station) begins broadcasting on 1620 AM
- Said Aouita of Morocco runs world record 5,000 metres (12:58.39).
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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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