Friday August 28, 1987
US date format: 8/28/1987, UK date format: 28/8/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 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 Katie Green and Caleb Moore.
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 Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng 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 Dynamite Bowl or Ballerburg.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 28, 1987?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Mike Schmidt passes Ted Williams and Willie McCovey with 522 HRs
- John Huston: American film director, screenwriter and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 28, 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 28If August 28, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 1 month, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 30 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 28, 1987?
On August 28, 1987 several famous people were born including, Katie Green, Caleb Moore.
Which famous people died on August 28, 1987?
Famous people died on August 28, 1987 include, John Huston.
What was the number one song in August 28, 1987?
The number one song in the week of August 28, 1987 was La Bamba by Los Lobos in US and I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett in UK.
What were the top hits on August 28, 1987?
The top hits on August 28, 1987 were La Bamba by Los Lobos, Who's That Girl by Madonna, Don't Mean Nothing by Richard Marx in US and I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.