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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Withnail & I

Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Country: United States of America

The Grand Highway

The Grand Highway

Directed by: Jean-Loup Hubert

Starring: Anémone, Richard Bohringer, Antoine Hubert, Vanessa Guedj

Anguish

Anguish

Directed by: Bigas Luna

Starring: Zelda Rubinstein, Michael Lerner, Talia Paul, Àngel Jové

The Hanoi Hilton

The Hanoi Hilton

Directed by: Lionel Chetwynd

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Paul Le Mat, John Edwin Shaw, Ken Wright

Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Kim Basinger, Bruce Willis, John Larroquette, William Daniels

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

Street Legal

Street Legal

La pobre Señorita Limantour

La pobre Señorita Limantour

A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery

A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery

Days to next March 12

If 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.
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Books

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Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon

Windmills Of The Gods

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She's on the glinting edge of East-West confrontation, a beautiful and accomplished scholar who has suddenly become our newest ambassador to an Iron Curtain country, a woman who is about to

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys

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"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys" is the sweeping history of two immigrant families, their rise to become potent political dynasties, and the marriage that brought the two together to found the

Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing On My Grave

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Dancing on My Grave

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 …

Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins

Night Of The Fox

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On the verge of the D-Day invasion, a covert British operative must race against the clock to rescue a stranded soldier and secure Allied victoryIn May of 1944, shipwrecked American Colonel

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Full Throttle / Top Speed

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Taito; NA Romstar

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Platform: Family Computer Disk System Nintendo Entertainment System Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Accolade's Comics

Accolade's Comics

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Accolade

Hades Nebula

Hades Nebula

Platform: Atari ST Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Metal Gear

Metal Gear

Platform: MSX2 Microsoft Windows OS X PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 PlayStation Portable PlayStation Vita Xbox Xbox 360 Xbox One GameCube Game Boy Color Nintendo Entertainment System Nin

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Konami


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