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..

You can also have a look at the whole 1987 or at April 08 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 08, 1987?


Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Zhong hua zhan shi

Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

Wild Thing

Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

Campus Man

Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

Retribution

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

The Ritz

The Ritz

O thanatos tou Timotheou Konsta

O thanatos tou Timotheou Konsta

Duet

Duet

Days to next April 08

If 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.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1987?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Fine Things by Danielle Steel

Fine Things

By:

Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

By:

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

It by Stephen King

It

By:

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil …

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

By:

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

By:

The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Guild of Thieves

The Guild of Thieves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Acorn Archimedes, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, Apple Macintosh, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Battlantis

Battlantis

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

ATV Simulator

ATV Simulator

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Captain America in: The Doom Tube of Dr. Megalomann

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Go!

221B Baker Street

221B Baker Street

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Datasoft

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.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes