Saturday November 28, 1987
US date format: 11/28/1987, UK date format: 28/11/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Karen Gillian and Whitney Engen.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
Empire of the Sun, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Scroll or Invade-a-Load.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 28, 1987?
- Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
- Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
- Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
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- South African Airways flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on-board.
- South African Airways Flight 295 crashes into the Indian ocean off Mauritius due to a fire in the cargo hold the 159 passengers and crew perish.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 28, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- George Michael - Faith
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- Earth, Wind & Fire - System of Survival
- The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Alexander O'Neal - Criticize
- Shanice Wilson - (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance
- Marlon Jackson - Don't Go
- Miles Jaye - Let's Start Love Over
- Levert - My Forever Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 28If November 28, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 5 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?