Wednesday June 24, 1987
US date format: 6/24/1987, UK date format: 24/6/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Lionel Messi and Pierre Vaultier.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Dung fong tuk ying, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fridolin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agent Orange or Blades of Steel Konamic Ice Hockey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 24, 1987?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
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- Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak
- Jackie Gleason: American comedian, the top male star of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
- Club Nouveau - Why You Treat Me So Bad
- Jody Watley - Still A Thrill
- Stephanie Mills - I Feel Good All Over
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- The Isley Brothers - Smooth Sailin' Tonight
- Jonathan Butler - Lies
- Nona Hendryx - Why Should I Cry?
- Regina Belle - Show Me The Way
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?