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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 02, 1987?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
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- 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.
- Buddy Rich: American jazz drummer/orchestra leader...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 02, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Europe - The Final Countdown
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Wang Chung - Let's Go
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
- Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me
- Sheila E. - Hold Me
- One Way - You Better Quit
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Starpoint - He Wants My Body
- Aretha Franklin & George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 02If 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.
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 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.