Wednesday April 29, 1987
US date format: 4/29/1987, UK date format: 29/4/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Alicia Morton and Sanâa Alaoui.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fantasy or Amaurote.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 1987?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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- Japan's premier Nakasone visits the US.
- Chicago Cubs' Andre Dawson hits for the cycle.
- American Can changes its company name to Primerica Corporation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
- Gregory Abbott - I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
- Klymaxx - I'd Still Say Yes
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- Lillo Thomas - Sexy Girl
- Patrice Rushen - Watch Out
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 29, 1987?
On April 29, 1987 several famous people were born including, Alicia Morton, Sanâa Alaoui, Sara Errani.
What was the number one song in April 29, 1987?
The number one song in the week of April 29, 1987 was (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on April 29, 1987?
The top hits on April 29, 1987 were (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.