Sunday April 05, 1987

US date format: 4/5/1987, UK date format: 5/4/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 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 Lola Naymark and Calu Rivero. 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 Bad Street Brawler or Dragon Spirit.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
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Events

  • Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children and Tracey Ullman
  • Wayne Gretzky wins 7th straight NHL scoring title.
  • 16th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Betsy King.

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Movies

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Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

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Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

Wild Thing

Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

Campus Man

Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

Retribution

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Rage

Rage

Starring: Chris Cornell, Powderfinger, Dave Grohl, Jeff Buckley

Country: Australia

Mama wa aidoru!

Mama wa aidoru!

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Akai kôdan Zillion

Days to next April 05

If April 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

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The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

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PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins

Night Of The Fox

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On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

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

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

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"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Demon Stalkers: The Raid on Doomfane

Platform: Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Action, role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bad Street Brawler

Bad Street Brawler

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, NES

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Mindscape Inc.

Ark Area

Ark Area

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: UPL

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami

Dragon Spirit

Dragon Spirit

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16, Wii (Virtual Console), X68000, ZX Spectrum, NES

Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP/NA/EU Namco; NA Atari Games; NA NEC; EU Consult Software; EU Domark; AUS Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 05, 1987?

On April 05, 1987 several famous people were born including, Lola Naymark, Calu Rivero, Fanny Sidney.

Which famous people died on April 05, 1987?

Famous people died on April 05, 1987 include, Jan Lindblad.

What was the number one song in April 05, 1987?

The number one song in the week of April 05, 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 05, 1987?

The top hits on April 05, 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.


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