Academy Award Winners in 1987

Best Picture - The Last Emperor

Best Director - Bernardo Bertolucci for "The Last Emperor"

Best Actress - Cher in "Moonstruck"

Best Actor - Michael Douglas in "Wall Street"


Top Grossing Movies of 1987

1. Three Men and a Baby

2. Fatal Attraction

3. Beverly Hills Cop 2

4. Good Morning, Vietnam

5. Moonstruck 


Grammy Award Winners in 1987


Record of the Year - "Graceland" - Paul Simon

Album of the Year - "The Joshua Tree" - U2

Song of the Year - "Somewhere Out There" - L.Ronstadt & J.Ingram

Best New Artist - Jody Watley

Best Pop Female Vocal - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" - Whitney Houston

Best Pop Male Vocal - "Bring on the Night" - Sting
 

Billboard Top 10 Songs

1. With Or Without You - U2

2. You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde

3. C'est La Vie - Robbie Nevil

4. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin & George Michael

5. At This Moment - Billy Vera & The Beaters

6. I Heard A Rumour - Bananarama

7. Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle

8. Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House

9. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship

10. Lady In Red, The - Chris De Burgh


Top Albums


Control - Janet Jackson

Fore! - Huey Lewis and the News

Invisible Touch - Genesis

Licensed to ill - Beastie Boys

Slippery When Wet - Bon Jovi

The Joshua Tree - U2

The Way It Is - Bruce Hornsby and the Range


Sports Champions of 1987

MLB - Minnesota Twins

NFL - New York Giants

NBA - Los Angeles Lakers

NHL - Edmonton Oilers


Born in 1987

Jesse McCartney

Hillary Duff

Joss Stone

Bow Wow


Died in 1987

Fred Astaire

Jackie Gleason

Lorne Greene

Liberace

Andy Worhol


Americas Top 10 TV Favorites

1. The Cosby Show

2. A Different World

3. Cheers 

4. Growing Pains

5. Night Court 

6. The Golden Girls 

7. Who's the Boss? 

8. 60 Minutes 

9. Murder She Wrote 

10. The Wonder Years
 

Emmy Awards Winners

Drama

Best Drama - thirtysomething

Best Actor - Richard Kiley, A Year in the Life

Best Actress - Tyne Daly, Cagney and Lacey

Comedy

Best Comedy - The Wonder Years

Best Actor - Michael J. Fox, Family Ties

Best Actress - Beatrice Arthur, The Golden Girls


News Headlines

Evangelist Jim Baker admits to making payments to cover sexual infidelity

Iraqi missile hits SS "Stark" in Persian gulf and kills 37

19 year old German flies small plane into Moscow square

Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker is replaced by Alan Greenspan

Prime minister Margaret Thatcher is re-elected for third time

Oliver North takes fifth amendment in Contra investigation

"Black Monday"-Dow suffers worst one day fall in history, 508 points


Economy and Government

President - Ronald W. Reagan

Vice President - George Bush

Population - 242,288,918

Life expectancy - 74.9 years

Dow-Jones - High 2,722

Federal spending - $1,003.91 billion

Federal debt - $2,346.1 billion

Inflation - 3.6%

Unemployment - 7%


Prices

Cost of a new home - $127,200

Median Household Income - $26,061

Cost of a first-class stamp - $0.22

Cost of a gallon of regular gas - $0.95

Cost of a dozen eggs - $0.78

Cost of a gallon of Milk - $2.28