Friday May 01, 1987
US date format: 5/1/1987, UK date format: 1/5/1987
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Shahar Peer and Leonardo Bonucci.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits.
Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Astonishing Adventures Of Mr Weems And The She Vampires or Bubble Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 01, 1987?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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- Pope John Paul II beatifies Edith Stein, a Jewish-born Carmelite nun who was gassed in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 01, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died In Your Arms
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Madonna - La Isla Bonita
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- U2 - With Or Without You
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
- Atlantic Starr - Always
- Smokey Robinson - Just To See Her
- Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
- Gregory Abbott - I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
- Klymaxx - I'd Still Say Yes
- Cameo - Back And Forth
- Lillo Thomas - Sexy Girl
- Patrice Rushen - Watch Out
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 01If May 01, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 01, 1987?
On May 01, 1987 several famous people were born including, Shahar Peer, Leonardo Bonucci, Marcus Drum.
What was the number one song in May 01, 1987?
The number one song in the week of May 01, 1987 was (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on May 01, 1987?
The top hits on May 01, 1987 were (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.