Tuesday June 30, 1987
US date format: 6/30/1987, UK date format: 30/6/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 30, 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 Ryan O'Rourke and Melanie Hervey.
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 E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station or Castlevania II: Simon's Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 30, 1987?
- Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- First Martyrs of the See of Rome.
- Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time
- Patrik Sjoberg of Sweden set a new world record in the high jump.
- The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
- Canada introduces a one dollar coin, nicknamed the quotLooniequot.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 30, 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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