Friday October 02, 1987

US date format: 10/2/1987, UK date format: 2/10/1987

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Katrin Thormann and Chris Kendall. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. The Year My Voice Broke, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Aerobics or NES Open Tournament Golf.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Movies

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The Year My Voice Broke

The Year My Voice Broke

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

Funland

Funland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Robert Sacchi

Slumber Party Massacre II

Slumber Party Massacre II

Directed by: Deborah Brock

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Jennifer Rhodes, Kimberly McArthur, Patrick Lowe

The Last Emperor

The Last Emperor

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

Country: United States of America

Forever Evil

Forever Evil

Directed by: Roger Evans

Starring: Red Mitchell, Tracey Huffman, Charles L. Trotter, Kent T. Johnson

TV Series

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Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

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Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

The Bretts

The Bretts

Days to next October 02

If October 02, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine

It'S All In The Playing

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The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary personal odysseys of the twentieth century. Don't Fall Off the Mountain, You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light

The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck

The Different Drum

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The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark

Weep No More, My Lady

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Elizabeth Lange has arrived at Cypress Point Spa in Pebble Beach, California, weary of heart and soul. Still grieving for her beloved sister, a famous actress who plunged to her death

Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel

Love, Medicine & Miracles

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their …

Legacy by James A. Michener

Legacy

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In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

China Warrior

China Warrior

Platform: TurboGrafx 16/PC Engine, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network, Mobile phone

Genre: Beat'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft, NEC

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Fantasy Zone: The Maze

Platform: Arcade, Sega Master System

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

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 October 02, 1987?

On October 02, 1987 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 02, 1987?

On October 02, 1987 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 02, 1987?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 02, 1987?

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

Which famous people are born on October 02, 1987?

On October 02, 1987 several famous people were born including, Katrin Thormann, Chris Kendall, Dia Frampton.

Which famous people died on October 02, 1987?

Famous people died on October 02, 1987 include, Madeleine Carroll, Peter Brian Medawar.

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

The number one song in the week of October 02, 1987 was Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston in US and Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.

What were the top hits on October 02, 1987?

The top hits on October 02, 1987 were Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston, Here I Go Again by Whitesnake, Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam in US and Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley, Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) by MARRS, Wipeout by The Fat Boys & The Beach Boys in UK.


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