Saturday 25 July 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Welch and Fernando (Brazilian footballer born 1987).
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.
The Lost Boys, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Steel Riders.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Auf Wiedersehen Monty or Grand Prix Construction Set.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Thea
- Roman festivals - Furinalia
- Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
- Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
- Tunisia - Republic Day (1957)
- Virgin Islands - Hurricane Supplication Day
- Inca - festival in honor of Ilyap'a
- Ebernoe Horn Fair, Sussex, England
- St. Valentine
- St. Paul
- St. Nissen
- St. Cucufas/Cougat
- St. Christopher
- Costa Rica - Anniversary of the Annexation of Guanacaste Province
- Galiza - National Day (Dia da Patria Galega).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain.
- Michael Welch: American actor.
- Fernando (Brazilian footballer born 1987)
- Nathan Lawrence: American actor.
- Fernando : Soccer Player.
- Mitchell Burgzorg: Dutch footballer and rapper.
- Malcolm Baldrige: Jr.
- USSR launches Kosmos 1870, 15-ton Earth-study satellite.
- The East Lancashire Railway, a heritage railway in the North West of England, is opened between Bury and Ramsbottom.
- Four hundred Iranian pilgrims are killed in clashes with Saudi Arabian security forces in Mecca.
- Docklands Light Railway in London, the first driverless railway in Great Britain, is formally opened by Elizabeth II.
- An F4-rated tornado devastates eastern Edmonton, Alberta. Hardest hit are an industrial park and a trailer park. 27 people are killed and hundreds injured, with hundreds more left homeless and jobless.
- The World Commission on Environment and Development, also known as the Brundtland Commission, publishes its report, ''Our Common Future.''
- The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine, which had required radio and television stations to ampquotfairlyampquot present controversial issues.
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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