Monday June 29, 1987
US date format: 6/29/1987, UK date format: 29/6/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Jena Lee (singer) and Tom Weston-Jones.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston.
In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits.
Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fridolin.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Bowl or Card Sharks.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 29, 1987?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- South Korean president Roh Tae-Woo makes a speech promising a wide program of nationwide reforms, the result of June Democracy Movement.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 29, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stephanie Mills - I Feel Good All Over
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Jody Watley - Still A Thrill
- Club Nouveau - Why You Treat Me So Bad
- Jonathan Butler - Lies
- The Isley Brothers - Smooth Sailin' Tonight
- Herb Alpert - Diamonds
- Regina Belle - Show Me The Way
- LL Cool J - I'm Bad
- 4 By Four - Want You For My Girlfriend
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