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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1987: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1987?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1987 18th NYC Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein in 2:11:01
  • 02 Nov 1987 Entertainer Lola Falona is diagnosed with multiple schlerosis
  • 03 Nov 1987 Oakland 1st baseman Mark McGwire wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 04 Nov 1987 Benito Santiago, Padres catcher, wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 05 Nov 1987 Into the Woods opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 764 performances
  • 07 Nov 1987 Tunisian Premier Zine al-Abidine fires President Habib Bourguiba
  • 08 Nov 1987 11 die as a bomb planted by Irish Republican Army explodes
  • 10 Nov 1987 Steve Bedrosian edges Rick Sutcliffe 57-55 to win NL Cy Young Award
  • 11 Nov 1987 Roza closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 12 Nov 1987 Teddy & Alice opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 13 Nov 1987 1st condom commercial on BBC TV
  • 14 Nov 1987 La Cage aux Folles closes at Palace Theater NYC after 1761 performances
  • 15 Nov 1987 Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)
  • 16 Nov 1987 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz
  • 17 Nov 1987 George Bell is 1st Blue Jay ever to win the AL MVP
  • 18 Nov 1987 Congressional committee reports on Iran-Contra affair
  • 21 Nov 1987 Actress Demi Moore marries actor Bruce Willis
  • 22 Nov 1987 Patriots shutout Indianapolis 24-0
  • 24 Nov 1987 Li Peng succeeds Premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR
  • 25 Nov 1987 Abdul Qadir takes 9-56 against England at Lahore
  • 27 Nov 1987 Les Miserables, opens at Theatre Royal, Sydney
  • 28 Nov 1987 South African Airways flight 295 crashes into the Indian Ocean, killing all 159 people on-board.
  • 29 Nov 1987 Dreamgirls closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 177 performances
  • 30 Nov 1987 Afghanistan Constitution adopted

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Movies

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Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Country: United States of America

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Release year: 1987

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

Country: United States of America

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

Wall Street

Wall Street

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie, Franklin Cover

Country: United States of America

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Moonstruck

Moonstruck

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1987?
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The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

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PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Veil by Bob Woodward

Veil

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Veil is the story of the covert wars that were waged in Central America, Iran and Libya in a secretive atmosphere and became the centerpieces and eventual time bombs of American

Kaleidoscope by Danielle Steel

Kaleidoscope

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When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.