Sunday January 11, 1987

US date format: 1/11/1987, UK date format: 11/1/1987

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 11, 1987).

Famous birthdays on this day include Jamie Vardy and David Allen.

The number one song in US was Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was #1 song in the UK.

The Stepfather, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1987 while Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Sceptre or Barbarian.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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Events

  • Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL New York Giants Stadium (beat Washington Redskins 17-0).

Famous Birthday

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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The Stepfather

The Stepfather

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen, Shelley Hack, Charles Lanyer

Opera

Opera

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Sebastiano Somma, Daria Nicolodi, Barbara Cupisti, Cristina Marsillach, Urbano Barberini, Carola Stagnaro, William McNamara, Ian Charleson, Cristina Giachino, Francesca Cassola, Antonella Vitale, György Gyõriványi

Country: Italy

Quella villa in fondo al parco

Quella villa in fondo al parco

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Giuliano Carnimeo

Starring: David Warbeck, Janet Agren, Eva Grimaldi, Luisa Menon

Country: Italy

Hotshot

Hotshot

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Rick King

Starring: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

Critical Condition

Critical Condition

Release year: 1987

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 11, 1987?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Walk Like An Egyptian
  2. - Notorious
  3. - Shake You Downyoutube
  4. - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
  5. - C'est La Vie

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Reet Petite
  2. - Jack Your Body
  3. - Is This Love
  4. - Caravan Of Love
  5. - No More The Fool

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Control
  2. - Stop To Love
  3. - Victory
  4. - Girlfriend
  5. - Love You Down

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - De mi enamorate
  2. - y quien puede ser
  3. - De color de rosa
  4. - Tu dama de hierro
  5. - Oiga
Sport Games on January 11, 1987

Sport Games on January 11, 1987


NFL

American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Cleveland Browns : 23 - 20
  • Washington Redskins - New York Giants : 0 - 17
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TV Series

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Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

Gung Ho

Gung Ho

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Ray Enright

Blood Red Roses

Blood Red Roses

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Bill Lyons

Alfons Zitterbacke

Alfons Zitterbacke

Release year: 1986

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Uli Edel

How old am I?

If January 11, 1987 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1987?

Books

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Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising

By:

Tom Clancy is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of Jack Ryan novels. His latest blockbusters Command Authority, Threat Vector, are his most electrifying stories of international conflict.

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

By:

Remember that there is so much wonder in the world. This holiday season, remind yourself to look for it and listen to what it has to say. This limited edition, lavish box set will bring magic to your home and …

Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov

Foundation And Earth

By:

Asimov's fifth novel in the popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Golan Trevize, Councilman, is questioning whether he was right to select a collective mind for the best future.

His Way by Kitty Kelley

His Way

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * With a new afterword written by the author to celebrate Frank Sinatra's centennial. This is the book Frank Sinatra tried, but failed, to keep.

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She is at the edge of East-West conflict, a beautiful, accomplished scholar who suddenly became our new ambassador to an Iron Curtain nation, a woman who is about.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dark Sceptre

Dark Sceptre

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure game, Strategy

Publisher: Firebird Software

Barbarian

Barbarian

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Psygnosis

A Jax

A Jax

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, Sharp X68000, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Konami

Final Lap

Final Lap

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Family Computer

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

Apache Strike

Apache Strike

Platform: Commodore 64 Apple Macintosh PC (MS-DOS)

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software Activision (C64)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 11, 1987?

On January 11, 1987 several famous people were born including, Jamie Vardy, David Allen, Scotty Cranmer.

Which famous people died on January 11, 1987?

Famous people died on January 11, 1987 include, Albert Ferber, Hugo Fregonese.

What was the number one song in January 11, 1987?

The number one song in the week of January 11, 1987 was Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 11, 1987?

The top hits on January 11, 1987 were Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles, Notorious by Duran Duran, Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott in US and Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson, Jack Your Body by Steve 'Silk' Hurley, Is This Love by Alison Moyet in UK.