Thursday December 03, 1987

US date format: 12/3/1987, UK date format: 3/12/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 3, 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 Michael Angarano and Alicia Sacramone. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. A Better Tomorrow II, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Finders Keepers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Emerald Mine or Avengers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 03, 1987?


Holidays

  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus

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Movies

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A Better Tomorrow II

A Better Tomorrow II

Directed by: John Woo

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow, Lung Ti, Dean Shek

Opera

Opera

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Cristina Marsillach, Ian Charleson, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi

Overboard

Overboard

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Country: United States of America

Ironweed

Ironweed

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

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*batteries not included

Directed by: Matthew Robbins

Starring: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

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

Spuk von draußen

Spuk von draußen

Starring: Hajo Müller

Days to next December 03

If December 03, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1987?

Books

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Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe

The Bonfire Of The Vanities

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Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games

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From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

Seven Stories Of Christmas Love by Leo Buscaglia

Seven Stories Of Christmas Love

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This holiday classic contains personal stories based on Christmas memories. Five of the stories appeared originally in Woman's Day magazine, which initiated a tradition of printing an annual Buscaglia Christmas story

Time Flies by Bill Cosby

Time Flies

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WE'RE ALL GETTING OLDER,AND BILL COSBY KEEPS GETTING BETTERAmerica's best-loved humorist, media personality and bestselling author now brings his unique warmth, wisdom and wit to a subject common to all: aging.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Falsion

Falsion

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Dance Aerobics

Dance Aerobics

Platform: NES

Genre: Music game, Exercise

Publisher: Nintendo NA Bandai JP

Emerald Mine

Emerald Mine

Genre: Scrolling tile-based puzzle game

Publisher: Kingsoft

Avengers

Avengers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Bio Senshi Dan: Increaser to no Tatakai

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Jaleco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 03, 1987?

On December 03, 1987 several famous people were born including, Michael Angarano, Alicia Sacramone, Erik Grönwall.

What was the number one song in December 03, 1987?

The number one song in the week of December 03, 1987 was Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau in UK.

What were the top hits on December 03, 1987?

The top hits on December 03, 1987 were Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle, (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley, Faith by George Michael in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley in UK.


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