Sunday March 15, 1987

US date format: 3/15/1987, UK date format: 15/3/1987

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 15, 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 Tia Tanaka and Washington DC. 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 Bolt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Albert Schweitzer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bureaucracy or Alex Kidd BMX Trial.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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Events

  • Starlight Express opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 761 performances
  • Sweet Charity closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 368 performances
  • 13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby.
  • US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay.

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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

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 15

If March 15, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line

Platform: MSX MSX2 Super Famicom Game Boy Color Mobile phone Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Enix

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Galactic Trader

Galactic Trader

Platform: OpenVMS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: self-published

Card Sharks

Card Sharks

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: playing cards

Publisher: Accolade, inc.

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Alex Kidd BMX Trial

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 15, 1987?

On March 15, 1987 several famous people were born including, Tia Tanaka, Washington DC, Eric Decker.

Which famous people died on March 15, 1987?

Famous people died on March 15, 1987 include, Sterling W Cole.

What was the number one song in March 15, 1987?

The number one song in the week of March 15, 1987 was Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News in US and Everything I Own by Boy George in UK.

What were the top hits on March 15, 1987?

The top hits on March 15, 1987 were Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News, Somewhere Out There by Linda Ronstadt, Let's Wait Awhile by Janet Jackson in US and Everything I Own by Boy George, Respectable by Mel & Kim, Stand By Me by Ben E King in UK.


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