Thursday January 08, 1987
US date format: 1/8/1987, UK date format: 8/1/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Heather Rene Smith and Freddie Stroma.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles.
In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits.
The Stepfather, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal or Pac-Mania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1987?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Dow Jones Industrial Index closes above 2,000 for first time (2,002.25).
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes for the first time above 2,000, gaining 8.30 to close at 2,002.25.
- Peter Adams: Actor (Alternative, Blowing Hot & Cold),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1987?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 08If January 08, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 8 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 18 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?