Tuesday May 26, 1987
US date format: 5/26/1987, UK date format: 26/5/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 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 Aaron Chalmers and Valerie Garcia.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Predator, directed by John McTiernan, 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 Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB or Karyssia: Queen of Diamonds.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1987?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
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- Cecilia Bolocco, age 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe.
- Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra, Sri Lanka.
- US Supreme Court rules dangerous defendants could be held without bail.
- William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Breakfast Club - Right On Track
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Huey Lewis & The News - I Know What I Like
- Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead Or Alive
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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