Thursday August 27, 1987
US date format: 8/27/1987, UK date format: 27/8/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Darren McFadden and Joel Grant.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos.
Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bonecruncher or Invade-a-Load.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 27, 1987?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Scott La Rock: American DJ and producer (Boogie Down...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1987?
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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
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Casanova
- Force M.D.'s - Love Is A House
- Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeat
- Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
- Natalie Cole - Jump Start
- Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne - Love Power
- The System - Nighttime Lover
- Babyface - I Love You Babe
- Kool & The Gang - Holiday
- Atlantic Starr - One Lover At A Time
Top #1 Latin songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 27If August 27, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?