ALONE – HEART – 1987

 

NEWS
•    President Regan took responsibility for the Iran-Contra affair.
•    Prozac was poised to become a necessity
•    Hustler Magazine & the Rev. Jerry Falwell duked it out before the Supreme Court
•    Senator Gary Hart got caught with Donna Rice
•    The Iraqis lob a couple of missiles into the USS Stark killing 37 sailors.
•    Rev. Jim Baker admitted committing adultery with a church secretary Jessica Hann.
•    1987 was also the year of the “Black Monday” stock market crash.
•    Mikhail Gorbachev was Time Magazines Man of the Year. 
•    Fox Broadcasting Co. made its prime-time TV debut

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIES: “3 Men & a Baby” “Dirty Dancing” “Good Morning Viet Nam” and “Lethal Weapon”.
•    T.V.: “The Cosby Show,” “Roseanne,” “Who’s The Boss,” and 
“21 Jump Street (The series provided a spark to Johnny Depp’s career.)”
•    Snapple brings their Ice Tea to market.
•    Pi is calculated out to 134 million decimal places with no end in sight.
•    Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
•    Spuds MacKenzie first appeared in Bud Light beer advertisements.

#1@1
•    Heart was ranked #57 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.
•    Heart has sold over 35 million albums worldwide.
•    In June 1986, Nancy Wilson married screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe. She also made a cameo appearance in his movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High in 1982.
•    Here’s Ann & Nancy Wilson Heart and “Alone” you’re #1 @ 1 from July 1987.


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