Wednesday April 01, 1987

US date format: 4/1/1987, UK date format: 1/4/1987

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 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. Famous people born on this day include Mackenzie Davis and Ding Junhui. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Andy Capp: The Game or ATV Simulator.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Movies

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Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Zhong hua zhan shi

Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

Wild Thing

Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

Campus Man

Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

Retribution

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Rage

Rage

Starring: Chris Cornell, Powderfinger, Dave Grohl, Jeff Buckley

Country: Australia

Mama wa aidoru!

Mama wa aidoru!

Akai kôdan Zillion

Akai kôdan Zillion

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 12 days.
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Books

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

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The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

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PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins

Night Of The Fox

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On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

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"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Andy Capp: The Game

Andy Capp: The Game

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Agent Orange

Agent Orange

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up, strategy

Publisher: A&F Software

Baseball The Season II

Baseball The Season II

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

ATV Simulator

ATV Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

Elixir

Elixir

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: Superior Software


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