Monday March 16, 1987
US date format: 3/16/1987, UK date format: 16/3/1987
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 Tiiu Kuik and Fabien Lemoine.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau.
In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits.
Retribution, directed by Guy Magar, 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 Dungeon Master or Dizzy - The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 16, 1987?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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- Scott McKay: Actor (Guest in House, 30 Seconds over...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1987?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Club Nouveau - Lean On Me
- Janet Jackson - Let's Wait Awhile
- Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
- Bruce Hornsby - Mandolin Rain
- Linda Ronstadt - Somewhere Out There
- Genesis - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight
- Huey Lewis & The News - Jacob's Ladder
- Bruce Willis - Respect Yourself
- Expose - Come Go With Me
- Peter Gabriel - Big Time
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 16If March 16, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 6 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 23 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?