Monday October 05, 1987

US date format: 10/5/1987, UK date format: 5/10/1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Kevin Mirallas and Dillon Francis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Time, directed by Rick King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anime san jushi. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dream Zone or Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear.
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Historical Events

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Movies

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The Killing Time

The Killing Time

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Beau Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Wayne Rogers, Joe Don Baker

The Sicilian

The Sicilian

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Joss Ackland, John Turturro

The Year My Voice Broke

The Year My Voice Broke

Directed by: John Duigan

Starring: Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Graeme Blundell

Funland

Funland

Directed by: Michael A. Simpson

Starring: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Robert Sacchi

Slumber Party Massacre II

Slumber Party Massacre II

Directed by: Deborah Brock

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Jennifer Rhodes, Kimberly McArthur, Patrick Lowe

TV Series

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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

G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Al Helmeya Nights

Al Helmeya Nights

Days to next October 05

If October 05, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 11 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
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Books

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The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin

The New Breed

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From the blistering jungles of Vietnam to the far-flung battlefields of the African Congo, they faced the turmoil of a new era.

Misery by Stephen King

Misery

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The #1 national bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage by his “number one fan” and suffering a frightening case of writer’s block—that could prove fatal.

Team Yankee by Harold Coyle

Team Yankee

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A realistic depiction of World War III combat follows Captain Sean Bannion and the tank soldiers of Team Yankee as they battle the Russian invasion force, from Hill 214

Freedom by William Safire

Freedom

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In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dream Zone

Dream Zone

Platform: Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Baudville

Bats & Terry

Bats & Terry

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Tournament, Drama, Baseball

Publisher: Use Corporation

Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

Inspector Gadget and the Circus of Fear

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Melbourne House

La abadía del crimen

La abadía del crimen

Platform: Amstrad CPC, MSX, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Opera Soft

Alien Syndrome

Alien Syndrome

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, MS-DOS, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 05, 1987 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 05, 1987?

On October 05, 1987 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 05, 1987?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 05, 1987?

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

Which famous people are born on October 05, 1987?

On October 05, 1987 several famous people were born including, Kevin Mirallas, Tim Ream, Dillon Francis.

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

The number one song in the week of October 05, 1987 was Here I Go Again by Whitesnake in US and You Win Again by The Bee Gees in UK.

What were the top hits on October 05, 1987?

The top hits on October 05, 1987 were Here I Go Again by Whitesnake, Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam, Carrie by Europe in US and You Win Again by The Bee Gees, Pump Up The Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance) by MARRS, Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor) by Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding in UK.


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