Saturday May 02, 1987

US date format: 5/2/1987, UK date format: 2/5/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 H2O Delirious and Nana Kitade. 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 Action Force or Deathlord.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
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Events

  • 113th Kentucky Derby: Chris McCarron aboard Alysheba wins in 2:03.4.

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Movies

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Hellraiser

Hellraiser

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Country: United States of America

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes

Country: United States of America

Snow White

Snow White

Directed by: Michael Berz

Starring: Diana Rigg, Billy Barty, Sarah Patterson, Nicola Stapleton

Tough Guys Don't Dance

Tough Guys Don't Dance

Directed by: Norman Mailer

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Isabella Rossellini, Debra Stipe, Wings Hauser

Ishtar

Ishtar

Directed by: Elaine May

Starring: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Vreme za pat

Vreme za pat

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

The Celts

The Celts

Brond

Brond

Days to next May 02

If May 02, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough

The Ladies Of Missalonghi

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Sometimes fairy toles can come true-even for plain,shy spinsters like Missy Wright. Neither as pretty as cousin Alicianor as domineering as mother Drusilla, she seems doomed to aquiet life of

The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy

The Thanatos Syndrome

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Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy. Ballantine Books, Inc.,1987

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

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

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?

Action Force

Action Force

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Puzzle, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Games

Deathlord

Deathlord

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Final Lap

Final Lap

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

Adventures of Dino Riki

Adventures of Dino Riki

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: JP Rix Soft; NA Hudson Soft

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services


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