Sunday April 12, 1987

US date format: 4/12/1987, UK date format: 12/4/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 12, 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 Brendon Urie and Brooklyn Decker. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Firetrack or Beyond Dark Castle.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
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Events

  • Texaco files for bankruptcy.
  • 51st Golf Masters Championship: Larry Mize wins, shooting a 285.
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic.
  • Ahmed Salah wins second World Cup marathon (2:10:55).

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Movies

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Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Starring: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Zhong hua zhan shi

Zhong hua zhan shi

Directed by: David Chung

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Richard Ng, Tung-Shing Yee, Lowell Lo

Wild Thing

Wild Thing

Directed by: Max Reid

Starring: Robert Knepper, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Davi, Maury Chaykin

Campus Man

Campus Man

Directed by: Ron Casden

Starring: John Dye, Steven Lyon, Morgan Fairchild, Kim Delaney

Retribution

Retribution

Directed by: Guy Magar

Starring: Dennis Lipscomb, Leslie Wing, Suzanne Snyder, Jeff Pomerantz

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

The Ritz

The Ritz

O thanatos tou Timotheou Konsta

O thanatos tou Timotheou Konsta

Duet

Duet

Days to next April 12

If April 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 5 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fine Things by Danielle Steel

Fine Things

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Smart, likable, Bernie Fine was the wonder boy of Wolff's, New York's most glamorous department store. A senior VP moving up, he arrives in San Fransisco to open a West Coast store.

Communion by Whitley Strieber

Communion

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Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded—one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from “elsewhere” .

It by Stephen King

It

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Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil …

A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein

A Season On The Brink

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein’s A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner

The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe

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The text of the Broadway play, captures the last twenty years of American culture

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Galactic Trader

Galactic Trader

Platform: OpenVMS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: self-published

Death or Glory

Death or Glory

Platform: Commodore 16, Commodore Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Publisher: CRL Group

Dunjunz

Dunjunz

Platform: Acorn Electron BBC Micro

Genre: Action, Gauntlet-like

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Firetrack

Firetrack

Platform: Acorn Electron[2] BBC Micro Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software[1] Superior/Acornsoft

Beyond Dark Castle

Beyond Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh, C64, Apple IIGS, Amiga

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Silicon Beach Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 12, 1987?

On April 12, 1987 several famous people were born including, Brendon Urie, Brooklyn Decker, Ilana Glazer.

Which famous people died on April 12, 1987?

Famous people died on April 12, 1987 include, Ewan Calague, Mike Von Erich.

What was the number one song in April 12, 1987?

The number one song in the week of April 12, 1987 was Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna in UK.

What were the top hits on April 12, 1987?

The top hits on April 12, 1987 were Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Lean On Me by Club Nouveau, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin in US and La Isla Bonita by Madonna, Let It Be by Ferry Aid, Respectable by Mel & Kim in UK.


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