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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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3 Men and a Baby

3 Men and a Baby

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis

Country: United States of America

Flowers in the Attic

Flowers in the Attic

Directed by: Jeffrey Bloom

Starring: Louise Fletcher, Victoria Tennant, Kristy Swanson, Jeb Stuart Adams

Country: United States of America

Hearts of Fire

Hearts of Fire

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

Teen Wolf Too

Teen Wolf Too

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

Starring: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe

Directed by: Percy Adlon

Starring: Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder, Jack Palance, Christine Kaufmann

TV Series

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Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers

Directed by: Bryan Carberry

Anime san jushi

Anime san jushi

Directed by: Keiji Hayakawa

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Worzel Gummidge Down Under

Frank's Place

Frank's Place

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Directed by: Helaine Head

Starring: Tim Reid, Robert Harper, Daphne Reid, Francesca P. Roberts

Country: United States of America

Super Dave

Super Dave

Days to next November 11

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor

Leaving Home

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In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum

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A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope, SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history.

Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters

Thriving On Chaos

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The national bestseller that offers prescriptions for an economic world turned upside down. A New York Times bestseller for eleven months.

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.

Freedom by William Safire

Freedom

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In this novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, Safire explores the dilemma of how much freedom must be denied individuals to protect the freedom of all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

APB

APB

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vehicular combat

Amegas

Amegas

Platform: Amiga

Publisher: reLINE Software

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Gary Lineker's Superstar Soccer

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Traditional sports simulator

Global Commander

Global Commander

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

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Martech, Datasoft

Airball

Airball

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 Color Computer, Atari ST, Amiga, Apple IIgs, MS-DOS, Atari 8-bit, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Microdeal

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.


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