Saturday December 05, 1987
US date format: 12/5/1987, UK date format: 5/12/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 James Argent and Tommy Fraser.
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 Basketball Challenge or Flak Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 05, 1987?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
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- 53rd Heisman Trophy Award: Tim Brown, Notre Dame (world record).
- "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at age 38.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 05, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- George Michael - Faith
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
- Whitesnake - Is This Love
- Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
- Sting - We'll Be Together
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
- R.E.M. - The One I Love
- Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
- Earth, Wind & Fire - System of Survival
- Roger - I Want To Be Your Man
- Alexander O'Neal - Criticize
- Miles Jaye - Let's Start Love Over
- Levert - My Forever Love
- The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now
- Natalie Cole - I Live For Your Love
- Angela Winbush - Angel
- Whitney Houston - So Emotional
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 05If December 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 9 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 05, 1987?
On December 05, 1987 several famous people were born including, James Argent, Tommy Fraser, Dree Hemingway.
What was the number one song in December 05, 1987?
The number one song in the week of December 05, 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 05, 1987?
The top hits on December 05, 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.