Thursday May 28, 1987
US date format: 5/28/1987, UK date format: 28/5/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Yoann Kowal and Jessica Rothe.
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 Crystal Quest or Gauntlet (NES).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 28, 1987?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
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- Mathias Rust, 19, W German pilot, makes unauthorized landing in the USSR
- Monitor, Civil War warship, is discovered by a deep sea robot.
- Southern League no-hit record-Bob Milacki pitches 11 1 / 3 no-hit inn
- 60th US National Spelling Bee: Stephanie Petit wins spelling "staphylococci".
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- Charles Ludlam: American actor, director, and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 28, 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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