Saturday August 08, 1987
US date format: 8/8/1987, UK date format: 8/8/1987
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Katie Leung and Tatjana Malek.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2.
In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits.
The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Blues by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching G-Force: Guardians of Space.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing F-1 Spirit: The Way To Formula-1 or Action Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1987?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
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- Pakistan all out 708 vs. England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
- Lynne Cox becomes first to swim from US to Russia across Bering Strait.
- Danilo Blanusa: Croatian mathematician (Born 1903).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 08If August 08, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 1 month, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 20 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?