Thursday April 02, 1987

US date format: 4/2/1987, UK date format: 2/4/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 2, 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 Briga Heelan and Mickaël Simon. 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 E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station or Genghis Khan.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
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Events

  • Mikado opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • Doc Gooden undergoes cocaine rehabilitation
  • IBM introduces PS / 2 and OS / 2
  • IBM announces its new Personal System/2 computers, with VGA 256-color graphics, Micro Channel Architecture, Operating System/2, and 1.44 MB 3.5-inch floppy disk drive.

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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

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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 02

If April 02, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

3D Dotty

3D Dotty

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blue Ribbon

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

E.O.S.: Earth Orbit Station

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Double Dragon

Double Dragon

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, PlayChoice-10, Master System, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Atari ST, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis, Lynx, Mobile

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Technōs Japan (Japan) Taito (North America) Tradewest (NES) Mastertronic (computers)[1] HAMSTER (PS4)

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Koei

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 02, 1987?

On April 02, 1987 several famous people were born including, Briga Heelan, Mickaël Simon, Pablo Aguilar.

Which famous people died on April 02, 1987?

Famous people died on April 02, 1987 include, Buddy Rich.

What was the number one song in April 02, 1987?

The number one song in the week of April 02, 1987 was Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in US and Everything I Own by Boy George in UK.

What were the top hits on April 02, 1987?

The top hits on April 02, 1987 were Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Lean On Me by Club Nouveau, Tonight, Tonight, Tonight by Genesis in US and Everything I Own by Boy George, Respectable by Mel & Kim, Stand By Me by Ben E King in UK.


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