Wednesday December 31, 1987, NewYear’s EveUS date format: 12/31/1986, UK date format: 31/12/1986
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bronson Pelletier and Ellie Goulding.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
Hotshot, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986
while Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1987 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Bronson Pelletier: Canadian actor.
- Faye Marsay: Actress.
- Ellie Goulding: Musician.
- Caity Lotz: Actress.
- Nate Freiman: American baseball player.
- Dupont Plaza Hotel fire in San Juan, Puerto Rico kills 97
- Russian TU-144 flies for 1st time faster than sound
- WIS-AM in Columbia SC changes call letters to WVOC (now WOMG)
- A fire at the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, kills 97 and injures 140.
- The National park passport stamps program begins.
- The Council on Competitiveness was founded
- Average per capita income in Japan exceeds that in the USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
- Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
- Duran Duran - Notorious
- Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
- Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
- Robbie Nevil - C'est La Vie
- Janet Jackson - Control
- War (Live) - Bruce Springsteen
- Ben E. King - Stand By Me
- The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Brown - Girlfriend
- Kool & The Gang - Victory
- Janet Jackson - Control
- Luther Vandross - Stop To Love
- Ready For The World - Love You Down
- Anita Baker - Caught Up In The Rapture
- Commodores - Goin' To The Bank
- Aretha Franklin - Jimmy Lee
- Vesta - Once Bitten Twice Shy
- New Edition - Once In A Lifetime Groove
Top #10 Latin songs
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