Thursday April 09, 1987

US date format: 4/9/1987, UK date format: 9/4/1987

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 9, 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 Jesse McCartney and Jazmine Sullivan. 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 After Burner II or Elixir.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waltrudis
  • Saint Casilda
  • Saint Ingofried
  • Saint Hugo of Rouan
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Events

  • For 3rd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Stanley Cup game Wayne Gretzky passes Jean Beliveau as all time playoff scoring champ

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Movies

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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

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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 09

If April 09, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 17 days.
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Books

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Fine Things by Danielle Steel

Fine Things

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Bubbler

Bubbler

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX Commodore 64 (cancelled)

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Elixir

Elixir

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: Superior Software

Deflektor

Deflektor

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

The Faery Tale Adventure

The Faery Tale Adventure

Platform: Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Macintosh

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: MicroIllusions Electronic Arts (Genesis version)


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