Wednesday May 27, 1987
US date format: 5/27/1987, UK date format: 27/5/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Gervinho and Bella Heathcote.
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 Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Continental Circus or Death or Glory.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 27, 1987?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
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- Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on Nightline after PTL scandal
- Yank Phil Niekro is 3rd pitcher to make 700th start (Young & Sutton)
- Postage wins 32nd Europe Cup 1 in Vienna, Austria.
- Saint Paul, Minnesota's mayor George Latimer names May 27 ''August Wilson Day'' in honor of the only person to win a Pulitzer Prize hailing from the state.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 27, 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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