Thursday September 24, 1987
US date format: 9/24/1987, UK date format: 24/9/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 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 Brit Morgan and Grey Damon.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston.
In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Closing Of The American Mind by Allan Bloom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Anime san jushi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 221B Baker Street or Dragon Spirit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 24, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
- MARRS - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
- The Fat Boys & The Beach Boys - Wipeout
- Cliff Richard - Some People
- The Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield - What Have I Done To Deserve This
Top #10 R&B songs
- LL Cool J - I Need Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
- Stephanie Mills - (You're Puttin') A Rush On Me
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Anita Baker - No One In The World
- Colonel Abrams - How Soon We Forget
- Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Force M.D.'s - Love Is A House
- Madame X - Just That Type Of Girl
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
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