1987 – Paul Simonon and Topper Headon of the Clash are arrested on charges of shooting pigeons.
1987 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now,” Starship. The song is the third No. 1 single for the group, which was previously known as Jefferson Airplane, then Jefferson Starship. Lyrics: Looking in your eyes I see a paradise This world that Ive found Is too good to be true […]
1987 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Lean on Me,” Club Nouveau. Bill Withers took the song to No. 1 for three weeks in 1972.
1987, U2 performed from the roof of a store in downtown LA to make the video for ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’, attracting thousands of spectators and bringing traffic to a standstill. The police eventually stop the shoot.
1987 – At the first annual Soul Train Music Awards, the big winners are Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, and Cameo. Word up!
1987 – Unique chart situation as remakes of previous No. 1 top both US & UK charts. US No 1 is Lean on Me by Club Nouveau (previously Bill Withers), UK No. 1 is Everything I Own (previously Ken Boothe, first recorded by Bread)
1987 – Hot Chocolate: Very Best of Hot Chocolate UK LP is no. 1 chart topper.