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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 1987: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1987?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1987 15 yr old Michael Chang is youngest man to win US Tennis Open match
  • 02 Sep 1987 Donald Trump takes out a full page New York Times ad lambasting Japan.
  • 03 Sep 1987 Coup in Burundi suspends constitution
  • 05 Sep 1987 Carlton Fisk clubs his 300th career HR off Danny Jackson
  • 06 Sep 1987 Benjamin and Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital
  • 07 Sep 1987 Netherlands routes 2 minesweepers to Persian Gulf
  • 08 Sep 1987 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • 09 Sep 1987 Gary Hart admits on Nightline, to cheating on his wife
  • 11 Sep 1987 4th MTV Awards: Peter Gabriel wins
  • 12 Sep 1987 101st US Womens Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (76 61)
  • 13 Sep 1987 Cesium-137 stolen from abandoned hospital in Rio de Janeiro
  • 14 Sep 1987 Les Miserables, opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest
  • 15 Sep 1987 United States Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze sign a treaty to establish centers to reduce the risk of nuclear war.
  • 16 Sep 1987 The Montreal Protocol is signed to protect the ozone layer from depletion.
  • 17 Sep 1987 Philadelphia celebrates 200th anniversary of Constitution
  • 18 Sep 1987 US and Russia sign accord to remove mid range missiles
  • 19 Sep 1987 Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
  • 20 Sep 1987 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis and Sharon Gless wins
  • 21 Sep 1987 3 Belgian minesweepers depart to Persians Gulf
  • 22 Sep 1987 Dow-Jones index rises record 75.23 points
  • 25 Sep 1987 2nd coup on Fiji led by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka
  • 26 Sep 1987 Padres Benito Santiago sets rookie hitting streak to 28 games
  • 27 Sep 1987 27th Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 15-13 at Muirfield Village Golf Club - Ohio
  • 28 Sep 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation, debuts on syndicated TV
  • 29 Sep 1987 thirtysomething, debuts on ABC-TV
  • 30 Sep 1987 Suriname constitution ratified

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1987?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Never Gonna Give You Upyoutube
  2. - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
  3. - Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
  4. - Wipeout
  5. - Call Me

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1987?
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Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

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Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

Empire by Gore Vidal

Empire

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"Mr. Vidal demonstrates a political imagination and insider's sagacity equaled by no other practicing fiction writer I can think of. And like the earlier novels in his historical cycle, Empire is

Postcards From The Edge by Carrie Fisher

Postcards From The Edge

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This bestselling Hollywood novel by the witty author of Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic that was made into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.When

A Woman Of Egypt by Jehan Sadat

A Woman Of Egypt

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This is an autobiography by Jehan Sadat, widow of Anwar el Sadat, tracing her early life in Cairo where she had a middle-class Egyptian upbringing, to when she was 17 and

The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin

The Songlines

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Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."