Sunday 30 August 1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amie Yancey and Johanna Braddy.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos.
Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vanity Fair.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure or 500cc Grand Prix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1987 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Amie Yancey: Reality Star.
- Johanna Braddy: TV Actress.
- Tania Foster: English singer-songwriter (Roll Deep).
- 87th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Billy Mayfair
- Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
- Kirby Puckett goes 6-for-6 with 2 HRs in Minn 10-6 win over Milwaukee
- Knuckleballer Charlie Hough on the mound, Rangers catcher Geno Petralli ties the major league record by allowing 6 passed balls
- Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 m in world record 9.83 seconds.
- Yves Pol of France runs complete marathon backwards (3:57:57).
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
- Starship - It's Not Over (Til It's Over)
- Dan Hill - Can't We Try
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