Saturday 29 August 1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matt Sohinki and Brodie Smith.
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 The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck 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 Ai Senshi Nicol or Bonecruncher.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 August 1987
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1987 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Matt Sohinki: YouTube Star.
- Brodie Smith: YouTube Star.
- Elliot Benyon: English footballer.
- Tony Kane: Irish footballer.
- Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time
- Rosa Mota becomes wins female Rome marathon (2:25:17)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1987 ?
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
- It's Not Over (Til It's Over) - Starship
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
Top #10 R&B songs
- Levert - Casanova
- Force M.D.'s - Love Is A House
- Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeat
- I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett
- 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 #10 Latin songs
- Julio Iglesias - Lo Mejor De Tu Vida
- Ahora Te Puedes Marchar - Luis Miguel
- Los Lobos - La Bamba
- Amanda Miguel - El pecado
- Los Bukis - Tu carcel
- Hasta Que Te Conoci - Juan Gabriel
- Doce rosas - Lorenzo Antonio
- Todo Me Gusta De Ti - Los Caminantes
- No Te Quites La Ropa - Emmanuel
- Lobo Domesticado - Tommy Olivencia
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?