Thank's to Margarets Cafe Boyle we're off down memory lane to May 1987 .
On this weeks Blog we remember the No1 songs in the Pop and Country Charts,We make the Boyle connection with indie group Spear of Destiny and we look back at the films and TV we watched.
|1||Starship||Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now|
|2||Judy Boucher||Can't Be With You Tonight|
|3||Madonna||La Isla Bonita|
|4||Tom Jones||A Boy From Nowhere|
|5||Five Star||The Slightest Touch|
|6||Living In A Box||Living In A Box|
|7||Labi Siffre||(Something Inside) So Strong|
|8||Kim Wilde & Junior||Another Step (Closer To You)|
|9||Club Nouveau||Lean On Me|
|10||The Jesus & Mary Chain||April Skies|
|11||Terence Trent D'Arby||If You Let Me Stay|
|12||Level 42||To Be With You Again|
|13||Fleetwood Mac||Big Love|
|14||Glenn & Chris||Diamond Lights|
|15||The Smiths||Sheila Take A Bow|
|16||Mel & Kim||Respectable|
|17||The Cult||Lil' Devil|
|18||Cameo||Back And Forth|
|19||Spear Of Destiny||Never Take Me Alive|
|20||Sly & Robbie||Boops (here we go)|
No 1 SONG MAY 1987
We make a Boyle connection with Kirk Brandon from Spear of destiny who has strong family links here.This week in May 1987 seen Kirk in the charts with "Never take me alive" and when your song got into the top 20 in meant an appearance on Top of the Pops.This page doesn't support the Top of the pops video but you can watch it on our facebook page and find out more about Kirk's Boyle connections
No 1 COUNTRY SONG 1987
Grammy winner Randy Travis toppped the charts with a grammy winning song
No1 MOVIE 1987 THE PRINCESS BRIDE
1. Princess Bride (1987)
8.1/10 A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).Fantasy | Romance98 mins.
2. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
8.4/10 A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow Marine recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting set in 1968 in Hue, Vietnam.Dir: Stanley Kubrick With: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'OnofrioDrama | War116 mins.
3. Predator (1987)
7.8/10 A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle, find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior.Dir: John McTiernan With: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter HallAction | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller107 mins.
4. Dirty Dancing (1987)
6.4/10 Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances ('Baby') falls in love with the camp's dancing teacher.Dir: Emile Ardolino With: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry OrbachDrama | Romance100 mins.