Friday 31 July 1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1987). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brittany Byrnes and Celina Sinden.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger.
In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
No Way Out, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Everything To Gain by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter 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 Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai or Goldrunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1987 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Brittany Byrnes: Australian Actress.
- Celina Sinden
- Paige Hathaway: Instagram Star.
- Michael Bradley: American soccer player.
- Mike Tompkins: Pop Singer.
- Living Daylights premieres in US
- Battle between Iranian pilgrims and Saudi-Arabian troops, 402 killed
- Eddie Murray hits his 300th HR
- Guns and Roses song Appetite for Destruction is released
- Oriole Eddie Murray hits his 299th and 300th career home runs
- Rockwell International awarded contract to build a 5th space shuttle.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1987 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bob Seger - Shakedown
- U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
- Heart - Alone
- George Michael - I Want Your Sex
- Gloria Estefan - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You
- T'Pau - Heart And Soul
- The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart
- Suzanne Vega - Luka
- Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
- Robbie Nevil - Wot's It To Ya
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alexander O'Neal - Fake
- Regina Belle - Show Me The Way
- Janet Jackson - The Pleasure Principle
- Lillo Thomas - I'm In Love
- Freddie Jackson - Jam Tonight
- Natalie Cole - Jump Start
- Tawatha - Thigh Ride
- Luther Vandross - I Really Didn't Mean It
- Georgio - Tina Cherry
- The Isley Brothers - Smooth Sailin' Tonight
Top #10 Latin songs
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