Sunday May 31, 1987
US date format: 5/31/1987, UK date format: 31/5/1987
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Robert Ortiz and Hamilton Sabot.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2.
In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits.
Predator, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Intimate Partners by Maggie Scarf was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Guild of Thieves or Genghis Khan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 31, 1987?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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- Saul Ballesteros drives 3 golf balls off Mt McKinley, Alaska
- Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3.
- Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 31, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On
- Chris DeBurgh - The Lady In Red
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Fleetwood Mac - Big Love
- Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam - Head To Toe
- Breakfast Club - Right On Track
- Bryan Adams - Heat Of The Night
- Huey Lewis & The News - I Know What I Like
- Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead Or Alive
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 31If May 31, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 3 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?