Wednesday November 11, 1987, Veteran's Day
US date format: 11/11/1987, UK date format: 11/11/1987
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Vinny Guadagnino and Yuya Tegoshi.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany.
In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits.
3 Men and a Baby, directed by Leonard Nimoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Finders Keepers.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing APB or Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1987?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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- Roza closes at Royale Theater NYC after 12 performances
- Moscow party secretary Boris Jerusalem resigns
- Judge Anthony M Kennedy nominated to the US Supreme Court.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
- Billy Idol - Mony Mony Live
- Bill Medley - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
- Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
- Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
- Swing Out Sister - Breakout
- Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
- Madonna - Causing A Commotion
- Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin
- Richard Marx - Should've Known Better
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 11If November 11, 1987 is your birthday you're 32 years, 10 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 10 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 11, 1987?
On November 11, 1987 several famous people were born including, Vinny Guadagnino, Yuya Tegoshi, Melanie Liburd.
Which famous people died on November 11, 1987?
Famous people died on November 11, 1987 include, Nico Slothouwer, L T Coggeshall.
What was the number one song in November 11, 1987?
The number one song in the week of November 11, 1987 was I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau in UK.
What were the top hits on November 11, 1987?
The top hits on November 11, 1987 were I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany, Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol, (I've Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley in US and China In Your Hand by T'Pau, Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison, Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley in UK.