Monday October 26, 1987
US date format: 10/26/1987, UK date format: 26/10/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Abudramae Bamba and Shawn Lauvao.
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.
Bagdad Cafe, directed by Percy Adlon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Crystal Woman by Lynn V. Andrews was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathlord or Gee Bee Air Rally.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 26, 1987?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- See more
- Dow Jones down 156.83 points
- Head of Salvadoran Human Rights Commission assassinated by death squads.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average goes down 156.83 points.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 26, 1987?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial
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
- The O'Jays - Lovin' You
- Deja - You And Me Tonight
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Ray Parker Jr. - I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone
- Bert Robinson - Heart Of Gold
- Glenn Jones - We've Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over)
- Marlon Jackson - Don't Go
- The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
Top #1 Latin songs
Sport Games on October 26, 1987
- Los Angeles Rams - Cleveland Browns : 17 - 30
Make this day unforgettable
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial
Days to next October 26If October 26, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 2 days.
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free
What videogames would you be playing back in the days?