Sunday August 09, 1987

US date format: 8/9/1987, UK date format: 9/8/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 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 Marco Carmona and Karim Metwaly. 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 Sphere by Michael Crichton 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 Auf Wiedersehen Monty or Bubble Ghost.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
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Events

  • Les Miserables, opens at Cameri Theatre, Tel Aviv
  • 69th PGA Championship: Larry Nelson shoots 287 at PGA National, Palm Beach
  • Mary Beth wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • All the children held at Kia Lama, a rural property on Lake Eildon, Australia, run by the Santiniketan Park Association, are released after a police raid.
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Movies

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Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

Predator

Predator

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Country: United States of America

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Babette's Feast

Babette's Feast

Directed by: Gabriel Axel

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Sien nui yau wan

Sien nui yau wan

Directed by: Siu-Tung Ching

Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Wu Ma, Wai Lam

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Music charts

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TV Series

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Fridolin

Fridolin

Dom za nashite deca

Dom za nashite deca

Starring: Emilia Radeva, Kosta Tsonev, Maria Kavardjikova, Georgi Novakov

Country: Bulgaria

Steel Riders

Steel Riders

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Directed by: Wayne Tourell

Starring: Josie Vendramini, Fraser Stephen-Smith, Neha Belton, Joshua Dunn

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Starring: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Sphere by Michael Crichton

Sphere

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“Ingenious and beguiling.”—Time“Crichton keeps us guessing at every turn in his best work since The Andromeda Strain.”—Los Angeles Times“Sphere may be Crichton’s best novel, but even if it ranked only second

The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes

The Fatal Shore

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The history of the birth of Australia which came out of the suffereing and brutality of England's infamous convict transportation system.

Empire by Gore Vidal

Empire

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"Mr. Vidal demonstrates a political imagination and insider's sagacity equaled by no other practicing fiction writer I can think of. And like the earlier novels in his historical cycle, Empire is

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy

Patriot Games

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From Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--comes a gripping story of the Ryan family under

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency

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From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel—in trade paperback

Videogames

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Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Asterix and the Magic Carpet

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Thomson TO8, Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Arcade/adventure

Publisher: Coktel Vision

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Commodore 16

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Bonecruncher

Bonecruncher

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Superior Software

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Indiana Jones in Revenge of the Ancients

Platform: Apple II, PC DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Bubble Ghost

Bubble Ghost

Platform: Atari ST, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Apple IIGS, Game Boy

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: ERE Informatique (France) Infogrames (UK, Europe) Accolade (USA) Pony Canyon (Japan)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 09, 1987?

On August 09, 1987 several famous people were born including, Karim Metwaly, Marco Carmona, Marek Niit.

Which famous people died on August 09, 1987?

Famous people died on August 09, 1987 include, Kees de Galan.

What was the number one song in August 09, 1987?

The number one song in the week of August 09, 1987 was I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2 in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos in UK.

What were the top hits on August 09, 1987?

The top hits on August 09, 1987 were I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2, I Want Your Sex by George Michael, Shakedown by Bob Seger in US and La Bamba by Los Lobos, I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley in UK.