Wednesday 26 August 1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Riley Steele and Ksenia Sukhinova.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Empire by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Universum.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ark Area or Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Riley Steele: American porn actress.
- Ksenia Sukhinova
- Ana Antonijevic
- Juan Joseph: American football player and coach (d. 2014).
- John Goddard: West Indian cricketer (Born 1919).
- Paul Molitor goes 0-for-4 ends hitting streak at 39 consecutive games
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Madonna - Who's That Girl
- Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
- Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- The Whispers - Rock Steady
- Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
- Starship - It's Not Over (Til It's Over)
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
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