Thursday July 02, 1987

US date format: 7/2/1987, UK date format: 2/7/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Ruslana Korshunova and Esteban Granero. In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fridolin. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Guild of Thieves or Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • Jim Eisenreich, comeback after nervous disorder in 1984

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

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Sien nui yau wan

Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

RoboCop

RoboCop

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

Country: United States of America

Nowhere to Hide

Nowhere to Hide

Directed by: Mario Azzopardi

Starring: Amy Madigan, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Robin MacEachern, Michael Ironside

Jaws: The Revenge

Jaws: The Revenge

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Country: United States of America

Dung fong tuk ying

Dung fong tuk ying

Directed by: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Starring: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

TV Series

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Fridolin

Fridolin

The New Adventures of Beans Baxter

The New Adventures of Beans Baxter

Karen's Song

Karen's Song

But First This!

But First This!

Der Pickwick Club

Der Pickwick Club

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 2 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent

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Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, PRESUMED INNOCENT brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all

Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr

Cultural Literacy

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In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

I, Ball

I, Ball

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Firebird Software

Amaurote

Amaurote

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 800/XL/XE, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Electronika BK 0011M

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Guild of Thieves

The Guild of Thieves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Thinking Machine Associates

NES Open Tournament Golf

NES Open Tournament Golf

Platform: NES/Famicom, Famicom Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Virtual Console (Wii, Nintendo 3DS (Ambassador and Public Version) and Wii U)

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is July 02, 1987?

On July 02, 1987 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 02, 1987?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 02, 1987?

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

Which famous people are born on July 02, 1987?

On July 02, 1987 several famous people were born including, Ruslana Korshunova, Esteban Granero.

Which famous people died on July 02, 1987?

Famous people died on July 02, 1987 include, Karl Linnas, Michael Bennet.

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

The number one song in the week of July 02, 1987 was I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston in US and I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston in UK.

What were the top hits on July 02, 1987?

The top hits on July 02, 1987 were I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston, Alone by Heart, Shakedown by Bob Seger in US and I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston, Star Trekkin' by The Firm, Hold Me Now by Johnny Logan in UK.


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