Saturday May 16, 1987

US date format: 5/16/1987, UK date format: 16/5/1987

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Claudia Suárez and Can Bonomo. In that special week of May people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Summer Heat, directed by Michie Gleason, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987 while A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roxie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeon Master or Street Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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Events

  • Bobro 400, a barge carrying 3,200 tons of garbage, sets sail from New York, beginning an unsuccesful eight-week search for a dumping site.
  • Mystery of Edwin Drood closes at Imperial NYC after 608 performances
  • Rocker David Crosby weds Jan Dance in LA
  • Weird Al Yankovic performs live at 72nd National Orange Show
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Movies

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Summer Heat

Summer Heat

Directed by: Michie Gleason

Starring: Lori Singer, Anthony Edwards, Bruce Abbott, Kathy Bates

Intervista

Intervista

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori

Beverly Hills Cop II

Beverly Hills Cop II

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Country: United States of America

Dark Age

Dark Age

Directed by: Arch Nicholson

Starring: John Jarratt, Nikki Coghill, Max Phipps, Burnham Burnham

Ernest Goes to Camp

Ernest Goes to Camp

Directed by: John R. Cherry III

Starring: Jim Varney, Victoria Racimo, John Vernon, Iron Eyes Cody

TV Series

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Roxie

Roxie

Directed by: Nick Frangione

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer

Directed by: Gavin Millar

Moskito - Nichts sticht besser!

Moskito - Nichts sticht besser!

The Victorian House

The Victorian House

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

Days to next May 16

If May 16, 1987 is your birthday you're 33 years, 4 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Winter Hawk by Craig Thomas

Winter Hawk

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Soft cover; Very Good; Dust Jacket -Very Good; Advanced reading copy, unread, fine shiny wrappers. Slipcase. Mitchell Gant, super pilot, infiltrates Russia by helicopter to avert a world crisis.

Heiress by Janet Dailey

Heiress

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In Heiress, two sisters meet at the funeral of one of the most prestigious men in the country, Dean Lawson, their father.

Guardians Of The West by David Eddings

Guardians Of The West

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A sequel to THE BELGARIAD, Garion has slain the evil God Torak, and fulfilled the prophecy. But suddenly another prophecy is foretold.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dungeon Master

Dungeon Master

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS,[3] Atari ST, MS-DOS (x86), SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, Sharp X68000, PC-9801, FM Towns

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: FTL Games Victor Interactive Software (X68000)

After Burner II

After Burner II

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, NES/Famicom, Sharp X68000, Mega Drive/Genesis, PC Engine, Sega Saturn, PlayStation 2

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Aztec Adventure

Aztec Adventure

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Strategy (with elements of action)

Publisher: Sega

Street Fighter

Street Fighter

Platform: Arcade, various home systems

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum, MSX

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Argus Press Software Ltd.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 16, 1987?

On May 16, 1987 several famous people were born including, Claudia Suárez, Can Bonomo, TJ Bell.

What was the number one song in May 16, 1987?

The number one song in the week of May 16, 1987 was With Or Without You by U2 in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in UK.

What were the top hits on May 16, 1987?

The top hits on May 16, 1987 were With Or Without You by U2, Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley, (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew in US and Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship, Can't Be With You Tonight by Judy Boucher, A Boy From Nowhere by Tom Jones in UK.


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