Thursday March 12, 1987
US date format: 3/12/1987, UK date format: 12/3/1987
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Teimour Radjabov and Matt Webb.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987
while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Albert Schweitzer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Full Throttle / Top Speed or Hades Nebula.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 12, 1987?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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- Les Miserables opens at Broadway/Imperial theater in New York City for 4000+ performances.
- US Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North.
- David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game.
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes Owens-Illinois Glass and Inco from its index, replacing them with Coca-Cola and Boeing Company.
- Woody Hayes: American football coach at Ohio State...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 12, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
- The Jets - You Got It All
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
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 March 12If March 12, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 14 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?