Wednesday April 08, 1987
US date format: 4/8/1987, UK date format: 8/4/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 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 Abdelhamid Abaaoud and Razzbowski .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship.
In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna 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 Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Roxie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ATV Simulator or Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 08, 1987?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Francis C Denebrink: US Naval officer (WWI, WWII, Korea) dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 08, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Aretha Franklin - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Prince - Sign O' The Times
- Lou Gramm - Midnight Blue
- Wang Chung - Let's Go
- Steve Winwood - The Finer Things
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Prince - Sign 'O' The Times
- Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love
- Herb Alpert - Keep Your Eye On Me
- Kool & The Gang - Stone Love
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- The System - Don't Disturb This Groove
- Aretha Franklin & George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
- Starpoint - He Wants My Body
- Gregory Abbott - I Got The Feelin' (It's Over)
- Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines - There's Nothing Better Than Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 08If April 08, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 12 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 April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 08, 1987?
On April 08, 1987 several famous people were born including, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Barry Taylor, Razzbowski .
Which famous people died on April 08, 1987?
Famous people died on April 08, 1987 include, Francis C Denebrink.
What was the number one song in April 08, 1987?
The number one song in the week of April 08, 1987 was Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.
What were the top hits on April 08, 1987?
The top hits on April 08, 1987 were Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Lean On Me by Club Nouveau, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.