Sunday March 01, 1987

US date format: 3/1/1987, UK date format: 1/3/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Kesha (singer) and Navarone Garibaldi. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Syndrome or Pac-Mania.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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Movies

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Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Country: United States of America

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Country: United States of America

Angel Heart

Angel Heart

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

Country: United States of America

Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States of America

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Fist of the North Star 2

Fist of the North Star 2

No toca botón

No toca botón

Days to next March 01

If March 01, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh

Echoes In The Darkness

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On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line." Her

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

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Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

The Dinner Party by Howard Fast

The Dinner Party

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A novel written by the author of "The Immigrant", "The Immigrant's Daughter", "The Outsider", "The Pledge" and "Second Generation".

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Amiga, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game, Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Airball

Airball

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 Color Computer, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIgs, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microdeal

Alien Syndrome

Alien Syndrome

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Sega

Pac-Mania

Pac-Mania

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX2, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, X68000, ZX Spectrum, Zeebo, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari Games; NA Tengen; EU Domark; EU Grandslam

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

Platform: Arcade game, NES, PC Engine, Xbox, PlayStation 2, PlayStation , Sega Saturn, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 01, 1987?

On March 01, 1987 several famous people were born including, Kesha (singer), Kesha , Navarone Garibaldi.

What was the number one song in March 01, 1987?

The number one song in the week of March 01, 1987 was Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin in UK.

What were the top hits on March 01, 1987?

The top hits on March 01, 1987 were Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi, Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News, Keep Your Hands To Yourself by Georgia Satellites in US and I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin, Stand By Me by Ben E King, Heartache by Pepsi & Shirlie in UK.


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