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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 05, 1987?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 05, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
- Beastie Boys - (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 05If 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.
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?