Saturday October 24, 1987
US date format: 10/24/1987, UK date format: 24/10/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 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 Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi no Tori Hououhen: Gaou no Bouken or Heavy Barrel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 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)
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- NBC technicians accept pact, end 118 day strike.
- Constantin Alajalov: Russian artist, dies at age 86.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
- The Bee Gees - You Win Again
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding - Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)
- Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme
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 #1 Latin songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 24, 1987?
On October 24, 1987 several famous people were born including, Charlie White (figure skater), George Sheppard, Jeremy Evans.
Which famous people died on October 24, 1987?
Famous people died on October 24, 1987 include, Constantin Alajalov.
What was the number one song in October 24, 1987?
The number one song in the week of October 24, 1987 was Bad by Michael Jackson in US and You Win Again by The Bee Gees in UK.
What were the top hits on October 24, 1987?
The top hits on October 24, 1987 were Bad by Michael Jackson, Causing A Commotion by Madonna, U Got The Look by Prince in US and You Win Again by The Bee Gees, Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) by MARRS, Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor) by Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding in UK.