Thursday March 05, 1987

US date format: 3/5/1987, UK date format: 5/3/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Anna Chakvetadze and Chris Cohen. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Hollywood Shuffle, directed by Robert Townsend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Albert Schweitzer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amegas or Castlevania II: Simon's Quest.
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Holidays

  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
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Movies

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Hollywood Shuffle

Hollywood Shuffle

Directed by: Robert Townsend

Starring: Robert Townsend, Craigus R. Johnson, Helen Martin, Starletta DuPois

The Fourth Protocol

The Fourth Protocol

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ned Beatty, Joanna Cassidy

Street Smart

Street Smart

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Kathy Baker, Mimi Rogers, Jay Patterson

Stripped to Kill

Stripped to Kill

Directed by: Katt Shea

Starring: Kay Lenz, Greg Evigan, Norman Fell, Pia Kamakahi

Burglar

Burglar

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, G.W. Bailey, Lesley Ann Warren

TV Series

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Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

Chôjinki Metalder

Chôjinki Metalder

Days to next March 05

If March 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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His Way by Kitty Kelley

His Way

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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

Patience Of A Saint by Andrew M. Greeley

Patience Of A Saint

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Patience of a Saint

The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King

The Eyes Of The Dragon

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Once Upon a Time, There Was Terror…The Eyes of the DragonA tale of archetypal heroes and sweeping adventures, of dragons and princes and evil wizards, here is epic fantasy as only Stephen

Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

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Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

HardBall!

HardBall!

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, MSX, Sega Genesis, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Accolade

Amegas

Amegas

Platform: Amiga

Publisher: reLINE Software

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Platform: Family Computer Disk System Nintendo Entertainment System Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Final Lap

Final Lap

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega


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