Saturday October 24, 1987
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charlie White (figure skater) and Jeremy Evans.
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 Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Delta or Ghost Hunters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 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 24 October 1987 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Charlie White (figure skater)
- Jeremy Evans: Basketball Player.
- Lincoln Lewis: Soap Opera Actor.
- Anthony Vanden Borre: Belgian footballer.
- Charlie White: American ice dancer.
- Constantin Alajalov: Russian artist, dies at age 86.
- NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike.
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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
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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?