Tuesday March 17, 1987, St. Patrick's Day
US date format: 3/17/1987, UK date format: 17/3/1987
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 17, 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 Rob Kardashian and Bobby Ryan.
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 Digital Devil Story: Megami Tensei or Flunky.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 17, 1987?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
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- IBM releases PC-DOS version 3.3.
- Sunil Gavaskar ends his Test career with an inning of 96 versus Pakistan.
- Santo Trafficante: Jr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 17, 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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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 the zodiac sign was Pisces.
Who was the US President on March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on March 17, 1987?
On March 17, 1987 several famous people were born including, Rob Kardashian, Bobby Ryan, Emmanuel Sanders.
Which famous people died on March 17, 1987?
Famous people died on March 17, 1987 include, Santo Trafficante.
What was the number one song in March 17, 1987?
The number one song in the week of March 17, 1987 was Lean On Me by Club Nouveau in US and Everything I Own by Boy George in UK.
What were the top hits on March 17, 1987?
The top hits on March 17, 1987 were Lean On Me by Club Nouveau, Let's Wait Awhile by Janet Jackson, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship in US and Everything I Own by Boy George, Respectable by Mel & Kim, Stand By Me by Ben E King in UK.