Monday August 10, 1987

US date format: 8/10/1987, UK date format: 10/8/1987

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Jim Bakkum and Ari Boyland. 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. Boyfriends and Girlfriends, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck 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 Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line or 221B Baker Street.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
  • Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at age 86.
  • Flight Readiness Firing of Space Shuttle Discovery's main engines is successful.

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Movies

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Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Emmanuelle Chaulet, Sophie Renoir, Anne-Laure Meury, Eric Viellard

Hamburger Hill

Hamburger Hill

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle, Michael Dolan

Country: United States of America

End of the Line

End of the Line

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Bob Balaban, Barbara Barrie, Michael Beach

Blindside

Blindside

Directed by: Paul Lynch

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Lori Hallier, Lolita Davidovich, Michael Rudder

The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad

Directed by: Fred Dekker

Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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G-Force: Guardians of Space

G-Force: Guardians of Space

Fridolin

Fridolin

Vietnam War Story

Vietnam War Story

Night Network

Night Network

Sung meng chi loi

Sung meng chi loi

Days to next August 10

If August 10, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 1 month, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck

The Different Drum

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The popular lecturer and author of The Road Less Traveled challenges listeners to make the leap from individual growth and personal needs to the experience of true community and unconditional love.

Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr

Cultural Literacy

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In this forceful manifesto, Hirsch argues that children in the U.S. are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society.

Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker

Pale Kings And Princes

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"Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done.

The Timothy Files by Lawrence Sanders

The Timothy Files

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Three novellas about private investigator Timothy Cone, whose business is other people’s business . . . and who believes that no crime should go unpunished Haldering & Co.,

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Blazer

Blazer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Isometric shooter

Publisher: Namco

Getsu Fūma Den

Getsu Fūma Den

Platform: Family Computer, Virtual Console, I-Revo

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: Konami

Escape from Singe's Castle

Escape from Singe's Castle

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

Publisher: Software Projects (8 bit), Readysoft (16 bit)

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 August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 10, 1987?

On August 10, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jim Bakkum, Ari Boyland.

Which famous people died on August 10, 1987?

Famous people died on August 10, 1987 include, Calvin Culver, I W Able, Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas.

What was the number one song in August 10, 1987?

The number one song in the week of August 10, 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 10, 1987?

The top hits on August 10, 1987 were I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2, Who's That Girl by Madonna, I Want Your Sex by George Michael 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.


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